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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Need to Know: Your guide to navigating work-study

August 15, 2021

About 51 percent of Northwestern undergraduates receive some form of financial aid, as of September 2020. These packages include some combination of scholarships and grants, loans and a federal work-study...

Some professors have opted to host live lectures and post prerecorded ones online, leading their students to manage more lecture time than anticipated.

NUIT fires over 30 student workers amid department reorganization

August 11, 2020

Over 30 student workers were fired Friday from their positions in the Northwestern University Information Technology department amid a reorganization of the NUIT Service Desk and University budget constraints. Earlier...

NU Declassified: Unanswered Concerns for Student Workers

NU Declassified: Unanswered Concerns for Student Workers

May 1, 2020

For work-study students, COVID-19 brought their income into question. But even after the University’s decision to continue paying work-study students, junior Cameron Cook says she feels that the University...

The Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid and the Work-Study Office, both located at 1801 Hinman Ave. Northwestern has attempted to adhere to federal guidelines to compensate work-study students for missed wages, but some students have fallen through the cracks.

Despite compensation efforts, work-study communication falters

April 14, 2020

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic brought with it a variety of stressors for students. For those with work-study jobs, a potential loss of multiple months of compensation was one of those concerns, which...

The Office of Financial Aid, 1801 Hinman Ave, houses the work-study program.

Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid to pay Spring Quarter work-study funds

April 1, 2020

In an email obtained by The Daily, the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid informed some students with Federal Work-Study jobs of its intention to pay Spring Quarter wages regardless of students’ ability...

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