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Earnings Type & Description

Earnings Type When Is It Used? Employment Type(s)/Limitations How Calculated / FTE / How Initiated

AWU

Student Award w/o OASI

(No Social Security taxes deducted)

One-time monetary award to a UW student based on performance or other selection criteria as developed by the department and described in the specific award qualifications (e.g., UW student chosen by faculty committee as Freshman of the Year).

Monetary award is not subject to Social Security taxes:

  • For Undergraduates when credits are equal to or greater than 6.
  • For Graduates when credits are equal to or greater than 5.
  • For thesis/dissertation students (700-800 course) when credits are equal to or greater than 2.

(See AWO if credits taken fall below these limits.)

Undergraduate Student

Graduate Student

No limitations within designated employment types.

Amount made as a single payment or added to gross wages

FTE: NO

Department initiates award request with memo to Payroll Director

UW computer payroll system automatically changes AWU to AWO when credits are below the limits.

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