F-1 students are generally allowed to work on-campus for a limited number of hours per week.
J-1 students must receive on-campus employment authorization from their Exchange Visitor Program Sponsors.
|Number of hours per week (immigration regulation)*|
|Fall/Spring||20 hours per week|
|Summer Semester/Winter break||40 hours per week (F-1 students may only work up to 20 hours per week if Summer is their first or final semester)|
You are not allowed to work more than 20 hours per week during the Fall or Spring semester.
The official Winter break between the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters is December 12, 2023 to January 7, 2024.
If you have more than one employer, you are only allowed to work for a total of 20 hours per week combined during the semester and 40 hours per week combined during the summer semester/winter break.
You may not average more than 25 hours per week for the year. This includes all positions (hourly or stipend).
Please Note: If you are an F-1 student and the Summer semester is your first or final semester, you are not allowed to work more than 20 hours per week.