UMass Sesquicentennial UMass Amherst

Student Hire

10/14/2014: The University has upgraded to version 9.2 of HR Direct.  Although the look and feel has changed, how to enter transactions has not.  As the various job aids, screencasts and UPK are updated, they will be noted with "9.2" as the version.  The most important difference in the various aids published below is the menu is now at the top instead of the side

Rapid Student Hire allows the hiring of most work study and non-work study students in departments. These pages can be used under the following conditions:

  • The student is an undergraduate student. An error message will appear if you attempt to hire a graduate student.
  • The hourly rate does not exceed $13.00/hour. An error message will appear if you exceed $13.00/hour as the hourly rate.
  • The student is not on an F-1 or J-1 visa.

Note: Student Hire is not available on Monday and Tuesday the week of Paycheck Friday.

UMass Productivity Kit (UPK)

Related Resources

Job Aids for Student Hire