Students are paid by UI Payroll every two weeks for 100% of the approved work hours.  These wages are charged to the departmental MFK. The Work-Study program reimburses the departmental MFK for 50% of the wage up to $12 per hour or 60% for community service positions. Questions regarding Work-Study reimbursement should be directed to To better assist in researching the issue, please provide the student name, UI ID, and pay period or billing period in question. This research can take up to a week.