On-Campus Employment

F-1 On-Campus Employment

On-campus employment is defined as employment on Florida Gulf Coast University premises.

To be eligible for on-campus employment, international students must be enrolled in a full course of study and remain enrolled full-time. Students may work “on campus” up to 20 hours per week when school is in session and full-time (more than 20 hours a week) during holiday and vacation periods. A new F-1 student who has been issued an initial form I-20 may work up to but no more than 30 days before the commencement of classes.


Working on Campus at FGCU

  • How Do I Find a Job on Campus?

  • Are F/J Students eligible for work-study jobs?

  • On-Campus Employment Guide for F-1 / J-1 students

  • Step by Step Working for FGCU

  • Step by Step Working On-Campus for Compass USA (Food services on campus)

  • Step by Step Working for FGCU Athletics

  • Physical Plant / Work Management Office

  • Center for Academic Achievement

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10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965