Student Work Study- Re-Hire

Returning to a previously-held campus job

Please follow the steps below to get re-hired into your previously-held position:

  1. Confirm that you have a Work Study Award in your Financial Aid Package
  2. Confirm in Vision that your registration is complete 
  3. Make sure your Campus Work Study Employment form has been given to Career Services
  4. Email Career Services that you have completed Steps 1-3

Step 1 - Confirm that you have a Work Study Award in your Financial Aid Package

For help with checking your award information:

  • Go to Vision, enter secure area
  • Enter your ORU Z# (include the letter "z" then the number) and your pin and click log-In
  • Click on Student Services and Financial Aid
  • Click on Financial Aid
  • Click on My Award Information
  • Click on Display/Accept Award By Aid Year
  • Click on the Award Overview tab
  • Awards must say "accepted". If your Federal Work Study or Institutional Work Study Award says “declined,” please contact Student Services Group for additional assistance at 918.495.6510 or studentservicegroup@oru.edu or check the Student Services FAQ page
  • Keep your Vision account open, it is needed for the next step

If you have not been awarded money in one of these areas, you will need to contact ORU Student Services Group at 918.495.6510 in order to inquire about having it added to your financial aid package. All students working on-campus during the academic year will need a work study award.


Step 2 - Confirm in Vision that your registration is complete

You must be registered/ validated before you can obtain employment on-campus.

  • In your open Vision account
  • Click on Student Services & Financial Aid
  • Click on Registration
  • Click on Registration Steps
  • Choose the appropriate semester on the drop box and hit the Submit button (this may have been done in a previous step)
  • Make sure your registration process has been completed
  • Click on "View and Print Your Aid/Changes Worksheet" (see example below). The new page should actually read “COMPLETED” across the top, if it does please move on to Step 3 on this page, if it does not read "COMPLETED" please complete your registration and validation process

Vision Student Services tab


Step 3 – Make sure your Campus Work Study Employment form has been given to Career Services

  • Either you or your Hiring Manager must give a Campus Work Study Employment Form to the Career Services Department (LRC 510)
  • This form must be signed by your Hiring Manager


Step 4 – Email Career Services that you have completed Steps 1-3

E-mail Career Services letting us know that you have completed Steps 1-3 and are ready to have your on-campus employment confirmed. You cannot begin working in your position until it has been approved by ORU Career Services/ Student Employment.

  • Please include in the email your name, Z number and contact information
  • Please make the subject of the email: “[Semester Title/ Year] Student Re-Hire”(ex. Fall 2013 Student Re-Hire)
  • Once your employment has been approved by the Career Services Department you will receive an email notification and can begin planning your work schedule with your Hiring Manager and schedule your start date. 

**NOTE- If you did not work during the summer and would like to re-activate your direct deposit for your paycheck, please email Emily Chorley in payroll from your ORU e-mail stating that you would like to re-activate your previous direct deposit account.  Also include in the email your name and Z number.  If you would like to change your direct deposit bank account from that of previous years, please visit the Career Services office (LRC 5) to do so.