Application Process

If you are eligible for the Federal Work Study program (FWS), your next step is to apply.

Creating an Account/Login

  1. Visit
  2. Choose the "Student Work" icon.
  3. Choose "Apply Now."
  4. On the left-hand side, choose "Create Application."
  5. Select "Student Employment Application." Hit the "Go>>" button.
  6. Read all instructions and proceed to create a username and password.
  7. If you would like to create security questions, proceed to the next page. You should now be officially logged in.

Choosing a Job and Applying

After you have created a username (login information), you can select jobs and apply. Typically, there are between 50-100 jobs listed on the Human Resources site under "Student Employment." In order to choose a job to apply for, please follow these steps:

  1. Visit
  2. Choose the "Student Work" icon.
  3. Choose "Apply Now."
  4. Choose the "Student Work" icon.'
  5. The next page will reveal "Search Results" for all student work jobs.

Job Categories

Student work jobs fall in to three categories:

Students can apply for both Work Study and Work Assistant jobs. After you have reached the Job Listings page, please note the following:

Background Screen

As part of its employment screening and selection procedures, Liberty University requires a background investigation and reference check.

By accepting the information stated on this page of the application process you authorize Liberty University to prepare a consumer or investigative consumer report on you as part of the screening process. If you agree to all terms and conditions, fill out the bottom in its entirety and place your initials in the text box, making sure to complete all required fields.

Choose “Save and Continue to Next.” It may take up to 1 minute to process your information. The next screen will allow you to edit your application and proof-read it for errors before you complete your submission.

Supplemental Questions and Doctrinal Statement

After you have completed the general employment application and have given permission for a background screen, you will have given permission for a background screen, you will have the opportunity to answer to supplemental questions and attach documents.


Most jobs will require you to submit the following along with your application:

Once you have finished attaching and confirming your documents, the screen will read "Your Application Has Been Submitted" and you will receive a confirmation number. Please keep this number for your reference. (434) 582-7200 DeMoss Hall, 2247 Staff Listing | Lending A Hand 

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