Stephen F. Austin State University

Student Employment Forms

Student Assistant/Work Study Opportunities

There are numerous benefits of working on campus as a student assistant, including:

Student assistant and work-study student assistant positions are part-time (less than 115 hours/month), hourly positions and are not benefits eligible. Student assistants may not hold any other type of position such as a graduate assistantship or temporary casual employment at the same time that they are employed as a student assistant or work-study student assistant.

Review and apply for open student assistant/work study positions by visiting the Careers@SFA website.

New Hire Checklist

Work Permission Forms

Departmental Approval to Work While Enrolled in Fewer than Six Hours - This form must be completed for any student who wishes to work on campus while enrolled in less than six credit hours.

Minor's Employment Release- This form is required before anyone under 18 years of age may be employed at SFA.

Employment Paperwork

Complete the following employment paperwork and return to Human Resources with proof of ID on or before your first day of work:

No photocopies/faxes/scanned documents will be accepted per Federal Law. All International Students must bring their Visa/Passport and any other related documents.

Form W-4 - Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate. Complete Form W-4 so that SFA can withhold the correct federal income tax from your pay.

Form I-9 (Form-Fillable) - Employment Eligibility Verification Form. If you experience issues accessing this version of the I-9, please try the print version below.
Form I-9 (Print Version) - Employment Eligibility Verification Form. This version must be printed and completed by hand.

Student Employee Datasheet

New Employee Work Authorization Questionnaire

Property Liability Acknowledgement Form

Direct Deposit Form


EEO Training - Equal Employment Opportunity Training is a mandatory training for all employees on campus, including student assistants. This training must be completed within the first 30 days of employment. Employees must renew their EEO training every two years.

Ethics Training - Ethics training is a mandatory training for all employees on campus, including student assistants. This training must be completed within the first 30 days of employment.

ASAP Training - Advancing Students As Professionals (ASAP) Training is an interactive and engaging look into the world of work! ASAP Training is mandatory for all new on-campus student assistants and is recommended for returning student assistants or students employed by other entities.

Receipts and Deposits Training - Receipts training is a mandatory training for employees, including students, that accept, record, and/or deposit university receipts. If your job involves handling cash and/or other forms of payment, you must complete this training.

FERPA Training - FERPA Training is a mandatory training for employees who have access to student records. Student assistants who will have access to student records should contact the Registrar's Office to schedule FERPA Training.