Student Employment

Hello! Welcome to the UCSC Student Employment website. Here, we provide assistance with the following services:

  • ER System
    • The ER (Employee Request) system offers both work-study and non work-study options to work on-campus. For more information about job opportunities, click here.
  • Work-Study / Non Work-Study
    • Work-Study is a federal program that allows on-campus and select off-campus employers to hire students at a reduced cost. This option will be offered as financial aid to eligible students who submit a FAFSA application.
    • Non Work-Study is an option for all students who are seeking a part-time job.
  • Blue Card (On-Boarding)
    • The Blue Card is a courtesy to your employer showing that you have completed on-boarding and signed up for payroll.
    • You must turn in your Blue Card before you can work.
  • International Students
    • The above link provides information specific for international students, including necessary documentation needed for on-boarding sign-up.
  • Cruz Pay
    • CruzPay is the online timekeeping system that you will use to record your hours.
    • If you do not submit your timesheet on-time, you must fill out a paper timesheet if you want to get paid accordingly.
  • Direct Deposit / Paychecks
    • By default, your paycheck will be sent as a paper check to your affiliated college's advising office (unless stated otherwise by the Student On-Boarding Office via e-mail).
    • However, we highly recommend you to sign up for Direct Deposit for convenience and ease. Information regarding Direct Deposit is provided in the above link.

If you would like to come in and talk with us in person, we are located in the Career Center on the third floor of the Bay Tree Bookstore.

Thank you for visiting the Student Employment website! Hope to see you soon!