Whenever possible, VACU shall provide employment opportunities for the VACU students on campus who are at least in their first semester. The maximum number of hours that a full-time student is allowed to work on campus is 20 hours per week for any given week. The hours worked beyond 20 hours per any given week will not be compensated; however, students without any academic assignments may work up to 30 hours per week during semester breaks. This includes the aggregate work in all VACU departments. Likewise, students may not be scheduled for work on campus during the same time they are scheduled for academic assignments. It is the responsibility of the student to follow these rules.
Student employment opportunities on campus is considered an educational experience and will be provided only in the form of a VACU Work Study and/or Student Assistantship. The payment will follow VACU Policies and Procedures. The payment for student assistantship will be in the form of tuition credit only. Excess credit balances on the tuition account may be credited toward future charges, or refunded to students at the end of each Semester. No part-time or full-time student is eligible for hire by the VACU as an “employee” in any of its employment classifications. Regular employees of the VACU, who formally obtain the permission of the President for limited enrollment and program study on campus, are not subject to these Procedures.