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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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National studies indicate that college students who work part-time find it beneficial not only in supplementing finances, but also in learning skills such as time management. They also remain in school at a rate significantly higher than nonworking students, according to a U.S. Department of Education survey. Earnings for the following employment programs are paid biweekly to the student and are not applied to University invoice costs. For information on current job openings, visit the Financial Aid Student Employment Office website at www.smu.edu/enrollmentservices/financialaid/typesofaid/studentemployment.


The Federal Work-Study (FWS) program offers on- and off-campus community service along with on-campus work opportunities to eligible students.

  • Funding Partner: Federal funds matched by SMU
  • Eligibility: Must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as part of the application process for FWS assistance, awarded as a part of a need-based financial aid package


On-campus employment is available to students based solely on the desire to work on campus.

  • Eligibility: SMU students


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