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Hourly Employment

‌Hourly employment is for students who are paid 100% from departmental, grant or foundation funds. Complete the following steps for submitting your paperwork to Human Resources.

New Employees 

1. Register for a Student Employment New Hire Orientation 

 2. Complete and bring the New Hire Packet to orientation. 

  • Complete all the forms required to work in a MSU Denver department


3. Print out and bring in your detailed class schedule

  • During the Fall and Spring semesters, student employees must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours (unless it is the last semester before the student graduates).
  • During the the summer, student hourly employees may be below this requirement but must submit proof of registration for the fall.
    • Students who are below the minimum of 6 credits hours in the summer will be automatically be enrolled in the Student Employment Retirement Plan (SERP). (Exceptions are given to students taking less than 6 credit hours in the last semester before graduation. Please inform HR if this is the case.)

4. Bring in the acceptable documents to verify employment. 

  • New employees must bring their acceptable forms of identification with them to Orientation, in order to complete the Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 Form. Click below to view the list of acceptable documents.

5. Direct Deposit Enrollment 

  • A voided check or a letter from the bank with the routing and account numbers must be provided 
    • Bank statements or deposit slips are not valid


Continuing Employees 

When to complete the continuing employment packet: 

  • To extend your current job for the next semester.
  • If you've been hired for an additional position. 
  • If you've exhausted your work-study funds and the department has funds to pay you from. 

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