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On Campus Employment

You may work on campus provided:

  1. You are maintaining F-1 status
  2. Enrolled full-time or have an approved Reduced Course Load (RCL) due to Completion of Study or Thesis/Project
  3. You are in good academic standing at CSUSM (2.0 GPA for Undergraduates and 3.0 GPA for Graduates)
  4. You do not work more than a total of 20 hours (part-time) per week while school is in session. You may be employed up to 40 hours (Full-Time) per week during holidays and vacation periods, including your summer and winter vacation, provided you are eligible and intend to register for the next semester
  5. You do not displace an U.S. resident

You must obtain authorization from the Office of Global Education before beginning any on-campus employment.