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Student Employment Forms and Documents

Table of Contents
For Students
- required paperwork
- policies and resources
For Supervisors/Approvers
Useful Internal Websites
Useful External Websites
Offsite Employers (Employment Verification)


Students only need to complete required paperwork once. Do not resubmit paperwork if you are rehired as student at Illinois Tech. (May resubmit if changes are needed.)
Federal W-4 (print)

Federal tax form
Instruction Video: Completing a federal W-4
Infographic: Hacking Your W-4 (from H&R Block)

Illinois W-4 (print) State tax form
Instruction Video: Completing an IL W-4
I-9 Form*
Electronic I-9 Form

*Requires supplemental documentation

An I-9 is an Employment Eligibility Verification form. Students will complete their portion of the I-9 form electronically; the link is emailed to students after the supervisor completes the electronic payroll authorization form (EPAF)
Instruction Video: Completing an I-9

Non-Disclosure & Confidentiality Agreement (print)

This is the university's confidentiality agreement. Review it with your supervisor and then sign and submit
Instruction Video: Completing a Confidentiality Agreement

Direct Deposit Authorization

*Requires supplemental documentation
Complete this form to set up automatic payments directly into your bank account. Instructions -- how to complete the form and what additional documentation is needed (e.g.: voided check or official letter from bank)
Direct Deposit Instructions PDF 
Instruction Video: Completing a Direct Deposit form
Personal Information Change Request*
Completed when Social Security Card is received

*International students only

When international students receive their SSN, they will use this form to submit their social security number to the Registrar's Office. This must be done within 4 (four) weeks after applying for a social security card


Student Employment Handbook for Students All student employment policies are listed here
Student Employment Infograph A visual on-campus employment overview, for students
Student Employee Timesheet Manual Step-by-step manual on timesheet processes
Timesheet Process Chart University timesheet process flow chart (2015)
How to access an Unofficial Transcript Some offices will ask for student transcripts; here is how to provide that information
How to get a copy of your class schedule Supervisors often want a copy of your schedule; this shows you how to find it
Exit Survey Survey for students who had an on-campus job to complete at end of semester to provide data to improve 
Information Request Form Student should submit this form if they need copies of their submitted documents or if they need Student Employment to confirm their work information
Hiring form instruction videos Instructional videos for hiring paperwork are linked above in "Required hiring paperwork," in the description for the linked form

For Supervisors and Approvers

Recruiting Students: Posting an On-Campus Job in Handshake Handshake is a modern platform for all on-campus and experiential learning student hiring
Template for creating an on-campus job
This template is useful for drafting a position and collaborating with colleagues prior to posting the job in Handshake
Interview Questions and Candidate Tracking Spreadsheet 
*May need to download to print correctly.
Printable template of common interview questions and a spreadsheet to track logistics (major, schedule, year, FWS/non-FWS, etc.) 
Email Templates
Templates for emailing student applicants
Student Pay Scale Recommendations Recommended hourly pay grades based on student experience levels
EPAF Directions Step-by-step EPAF directions 
Payroll Authorization Form   Use this form for: supervisor change, pay rate change, or terminations. 
Video: Termination PA Video walk-through of completing a Termination PA for student employee. (Paper PA required.)
Approver EPAF and Web Time Keeping Manual Timesheet manual
Employment Acknowledgement Template Printable example of work agreement between office and student (customizable)
Student Onboarding Checklist Checklist of policies and useful information to go over during the first week of work/training
Timesheet Adjustment Time In/Time Out (Paper Timesheet) Use this form to revise timesheets and for late submissions; submit to PAYROLL once complete
Additional Hours Request

Use to request that students work over the maximum for a limited period of time

Students holding F-1 or J-1 visas are permitted by law to work on campus a maximum of 20 hours per week while school is in session. Therefore, permission will not be granted to allow these students to work in excess of the maximum allowed by law.

Warning Notice Printable form outlining student employee infractions. Use to document, communicate and correct on-the-job performance issues after a verbal warning
Student Employee Performance Evaluation Performance evaluations to be completed at the conclusion of each semester. See details and instructions here.

Job Offer Letter Form for SSN

This form is completed by supervisors when international students need a social security card, and in other special hiring circumstances.

The job offer letter is required by the Social Security Administration to apply for a SSN. Typically, this form is only used by departments when a student is NOT hired through the electronic payroll authorization form (EPAF) system, though there are a few exceptions (e.g.: TA/RA/GA students and ARC Supplemental Instructors).
FWS Hiring Form For Community Service Partners Hiring: Federal Work-Study students only
FWS Budget Calculator Template A template to assist departments in managing their Federal Work-Study student employee budgets
Stipend Deadlines 2017-2018
Pay date and entry deadlines for stipend students (TAs, RAs, GAs) for the current Academic Year

Useful Internal Websites

International Center
Office of Financial Aid
Federal Work-Study
Payroll Forms
Payroll Calendars and Deadlines

Useful External Websites

Illinois Department of Labor
Students and Employment: Authorization Information (
Foreign Students: I-9 Information (
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

For Offsite Employers (Employment Verification)

To request Employment Verification for students who were employed by Illinois Tech (on-campus job, etc.), complete this (Request can only be made by employer) Employment Verification Request.