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Requirements for Student Employees

Requirements For A Student Employee

There are different requirements for undergraduates, international, and graduates students to become a student employee. 

Click on the following topics below to obtain information each requirements for a student employee.

  • Students should be at least 18 years of age or older. 
    • Anyone under 18 should contact Human Resources prior to being hired.  
  • Students are required to be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters, unless it is the last semester before the student graduates.
  • For summer,
    • Work-Study Students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits to receive a work-study award.
    •  Hourly Student Employees are not required to be enrolled in credits.
      • However, if student employees are not enrolled in at least 6 credits, they will be enrolled in the Student Employee Retirement Plan (SERP) by TIAA-CREF. 
  • They must also maintain a semester GPA of at least 2.0 to remain in the student employment program at MSU Denver.
    • A one semester of probation is allowed for current student employees who have fallen below this requirement.  
  • Not all positions at campus requires work-study funding.  
  • Student should be at least 18 years of age or older.
    • Anyone under 18, should contact Human Resources prior to being hired.   
  • Must submit a signed Employment Eligibility Form for International Students to the Office of Human Resources every semester they intend to work on-campus. 
  • Students are required to be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours) during the fall and spring semesters.
  • They must also maintain a semester GPA of at least 2.0 to remain in the student employment program at MSU Denver.
    • A one semester of probation is allowed for current student employees who have fallen below this requirement.  
  • For summer, they may work during the summer semester if they are not enrolled in classes. However, they must provide proof of enrollment for the following fall semester.
  • International Students will also need a Social Security Card.
  • Students who just graduated are allowed to work up to one semester after graduation, for the same department that they have been employed with.
    • If they will be graduating in the
      • summer, they are eligible to work in the fall.  
      • fall, they may work the following spring semester. 
      • spring, the student may work either the summer or the fall after graduation, but not both.  
  • Must submit proof of registration in a graduate program, including the number of credits.  
  • Graduate students taking fewer than five credit hours during the fall or spring semester or taking less than three credit hours during the summer semester will be enrolled in the Student Employee Retirement Plan (SERP)
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Contact Information

Human Resources

Main Line: 303.615.0999

Email: humanresources@msudenver.edu

Student Employment: studentemployment@msudenver.edu 

 

Payroll Services 

Main Line: 303.615.0039

Email: payroll@msudenver.edu

 

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Main Line: 303.556.8593

Email: finaid@msudenver.edu

 

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