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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.

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Student Employment

Working on campus is a great way to earn money that goes toward your tuition, fees, or housing costs. And money isn't the only thing you'll get out of it. You will gain valuable work and life experiences that will prepare you for your future. UW-Eau Claire offers over 4,400 on-campus student employment opportunities each year in a variety of positions, including:

  • Instructional support
  • Research
  • Tutor
  • Peer counselor
  • Technology support
  • University outreach
  • Artist

"Students who work fewer than 15-20 hours often report higher GPAs than those who do not work at all."
-Journal of College Student Retention, 2006

Getting paid to learn

"My position in the recreation department allowed me the opportunities to work on professional projects and immensely built my portfolio. I worked with amazing people who had over over 30 years of experience in fields that I want to pursue." - Cailen Rock

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Why work on campus?

  • Develop marketable job skills
  • Apply academic skills in the "real" world
  • Connect with the university
  • Increase income to help offset college expenses (and reduce debt)
  • Boost future career search by establishing references and gaining experience

Not sure how much you'll need to work? Talk to the Financial Aid Office -they will typically include work study as part of your financial aid package and give you a better idea of how many hours you'll need to work each semester. Work study positions are offered to students who show financial need, but many other positions are available to students regardless of financial need. Learn more about the types of student employment positions.

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The Advising, Retention and Career Center lists student employment positions both on and off campus.

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