Employment and Pay Schedule
Requirements for Student Employees in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
By accepting a job to work on campus, you agree to abide by the following requirements:
- The Church Education System Honor Code and Dress and Grooming Standards
- Employment-At-Will Status - The employment relationship exists at the will of either party (BYU and employee) and may be terminated at any time with appropriate notice and for any cause whatsoever or no cause, other than for reasons prohibited by law.
- Hourly or Contract Employee - The Fair Labor Standards Act/University Policy prohibits any student from working both an hourly job and a contracted position at the same time.
- No Unemployment Insurance - Utah’s Unemployment Insurance excludes student employees from unemployment insurance coverage. [Utah Employment Security Act, Section 35-4-22 (j) (6) (F) (i)].
- Credit Hour Requirement
- FALL & WINTER SEMESTER - To be eligible to work as a student employee, whether US citizen or international student: Carry at least 2 graduate credit hours per semester in the graduate program during Fall and Winter semesters. (More credits are required if courses remain on the program of study and are offered during the given semester.)
- SPRING/SUMMER TERMS – General practice for all continuing student employees, whether US citizen or international student: Carry at least 1 graduate credit hour each in Spring and Summer terms. If not registered for at least 1 credit, student will be required to pay (and the department will be required to match) FICA (Social Security Tax) on all wages earned.
Adapted for department & program-specific clarity.
Last updated 2 November 2015