Federal Work-Study (FWS) 2014/2015

How do I Get Started?

There are four steps to the Federal Work-Study (FWS) process:

  • File a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every year
  • Review your Financial Aid award letter. Have you been offered FWS? If so, check PCSTAR (Purdue Calumet Student Access to Records) to view the Award Decision form.
  • Complete GET S.E.T. Training including the FWS Orientation Module
  • Maintain FWS Eligibility for the academic year

Interested in using your Work-Study Award during Fall 2014? Call the Office of Financial Aid to find out about the requirements at 219-989-2301

To get assistance with locating employment opportunities to utilize your FWS award, contact the Career Center at 219-989-2600.


Just a reminder that FWS dates for 2014/2015 academic year are:

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FALL 2014 – August 25 – December 14

SPRING 2015 – January 12 – May 3

SUMMER 2015 – May 18 – June 14