F-1 and J-1 students are eligible to work on campus while attending classes. The work does not need to be related to your field of study. You must maintain legal F-1- or J-1 status while engaging in on-campus employment.
On-campus employment includes work done as a graduate assistant as well as jobs in the JCKL library, UCM dining facilities, Elliot Student Union, Student Recreation and Wellness Center and administrative offices.
"On-campus" also includes employment with on-location commercial firms which provide services for students on campus, such as stores or restaurants located in a University owned building.
Social Security: A social security card is only necessary for students seeking employment on campus. You may apply for a social security number after you have acquired a job by following these steps:
You will receive you Social Security card at the home address used on the application; take the number to your employer.