Students participating in the EnSURE program are considered hourly employees of Michigan State University. The pay rate is $11 per hour, with a maximum of 40 hours per week and 400 hours for the summer. Applicable taxes may be withheld from your paycheck. You can find a schedule of the payroll dates on the MSU website (http://www.ctlr.msu.edu/copayroll/payrollSchedules.aspx) - choose the Full Year, 2012, biweekly options to see the schedules that apply to EnSURE students. Note that students who complete their employment paperwork by May 31, 2012, should receive their first paycheck on June 15, 2012.
Payroll is processed through the department of the student's research mentor; please see the detailed email from Dr. Colbry and follow those instructions carefully. If you do not complete the paperwork on time, there will be delays in getting your paycheck.