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The SIU Student Employment Program is a cooperative effort among Financial Aid, Central Payroll, and the university’s hiring departments. Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a member of the National Student Employment Association and employs approximately 4,000 students on campus, annually. The Student Employment Program is dedicated to enhancing student development by creating challenges and teaching responsibility.

The Submit a Job link provides departmental staff access to complete the fillable student jobs form to submit the departments posting request to Student Employment Services.

The Student Supervisors Manual was developed to assist departmental staff who are involved with student employees.

The Student Employment Job Classifications list will help departmental staff determine a Position Number to be assigned to a Student Employment Referral. 

The Hiring Documents link provides departmental staff access to all student employment hiring documents.

The Student Payroll Schedule provides departmental staff access to the Payroll Office,

The Student Grievance Process provides student employees a guide to help them resolve any conflict or misunderstanding of student employment policies or regulations with the employer.

The Student Employee of the Year links access to the Student Employee of the Year Nomination Form (for time period indicated).

Summer Fall 2017 Semester Dates for Student Employment

Students who meet spring 2017 employment eligibility requirements (including May 13th graduates) may work until May 20, 2017 (end payroll period ST11).

May 14, 2017 through May 20, 2017 is a student employment break period (must be enrolled for spring semester to work in this break period). 

May 21, 2017 is the first day of student employment for Summer 2017 (payroll period ST12).

May 14, 2017 through June 10, 2017 is an intersession period.

Summer main session classes begin June 12, 2017.

Summer session ends August 4, 2017.

Summer student employment ends on August 12, 2017.

Students who meet summer 2017 employment eligibility requirements (including August 4th graduates) may work until August 12, 2017 (end of payroll period ST17).

August 13, 2017 is the first day of student employment for fall 2017 (payroll period ST18).

August 13, 2017 through August 19, 2017 is a break period (Week 1 of payroll period ST18). Must meet fall enrollment requirements to work this break period.    

Fall classes begin August 21, 2017 (classes cancelled/University open August 21 for eclipse).

Students who meet fall 2017 employment eligibility requirements (including December 16th graduates) may work until December 16, 2017 (end of payroll period ST26).

December 17, 2017 is the first day of student employment for spring semester 2018 (payroll period ST1).

December 17, 2017 through January 13, 2018 is a break period.  Must meet spring enrollment requirements to work this break period.

Spring classes begin January 16, 2018.

Important Information 

Student employees must have a direct deposit to either a personal checking or savings account, or an established debit account.

The hiring process for International students is as follows: