COVID19 Update: Financial assistance to student employees

Interim Chancellor SheryI Van Gruensven announced today (April 8, 2020) a program to provide assistance to student employees whose positions have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This Student Employee Income Continuation Program will include a one-time COVID-19 leave payment to all active student workers who have been paid through payroll on or since Feb. 1, 2020. The details of these payments are as follows:

  • The payment will be $100 per week for two weeks — a total of $200.
  • The payment will be paid on the April A payroll, with a pay date of Thursday, April 23, 2020.
  • Each student worker will only receive one payment, even if they have held multiple jobs.
  • Student workers who log hours during the April A pay period due to approved remote work will receive this payment in addition to their logged hours during the same pay period.To provide operational budget relief for the University, after these lump payments are made the HR office will be working with divisions to properly end student employee appointments for the semester if they are not currently providing essential services. We look forward to the time when the safer-at-home order is lifted and student employees once again return to their on-campus jobs.As an institution, UW-Green Bay is doing all it can to advocate for and support students that are experiencing financial hardships. Students are urged to stay in their spring classes and to register for classes in the summer and fall. Please see below for additional resources:

    Questions related to financial barriers to learning or completing coursework, including questions related to financial aid can be directed to gboss@uwgb.edu.

    Questions about the payment as announced within this email can be directed to the Office of Human Resources and Workforce Diversity at hr@uwgb.edu.

    It is hoped that this program will provide our valued student workers with some comfort and financial assistance during these uncertain times. Wherever you are, please continue your efforts to stay home, stay safe, and stay healthy.