Work Study Pay Grade Guidelines

Most student employees paid through work study earn between minimum wage and $20 per hour.  It is the responsibility of the hiring supervisor to pay students fairly for their work based upon their skill level and responsibilities.  Students on Work Study have a limit to how much they earn from that fund.  Students who exceed the amount awarded from work study will have their contract rolled onto the departmental work-tag provided in the job requisition.

If the position is paid from research or departmental funds, the department may determine the wage rate as long as it is equal or greater than minimum wage.

Click here for Colorado Minimum Wage information.

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Colorado School of Mines
Financial Aid Office
1301 19th Street
Golden, CO 80401

Office Location:
Ben Parker Student Center, E160
1200 16th St
Golden, CO 80401 

Toll-free: 1-888-446-9489

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For billing issues contact: Bursar's Office 303-273-3158

For health insurance waivers contact: Student Health Insurance 303-273-3388

For College Opportunity Fund contact: Registrar's Office 303-273-3200

For information on Veteran Affairs contact: Registrar's Office 303-273-3200