College of Liberal Arts


IMPORTANT: Do NOT commit to hiring or paying anyone before requesting permission from the LAITS Administrative Team and receiving confirmation that it is permissible for the specific individual or situation you have in mind. Failure to obtain prior permission may result in you personally being responsible for paying someone for services performed. Send all requests to

Independent Contractors:

Professional Services Payment Questionnaire (PDF) - used to hire someone as an Independent Contractor for duration of 2 weeks or less.

PIF - Payee Information Form (PDF) - required to enter a person or company's identity into the UT mainframe for payment or employment

Student Employment:

Requesting Permission to Hire Students (PDF): questions that must be answered before hiring options can be determined for specific projects and individuals.

When submitting your request please include:

  • Name

  • EID

  • Assignment Start Date

  • Assignment End Date

  • Pay Rate

Undergraduate Students:

Must be enrolled for at least 6 semester hours during the long semesters in order to be eligible for student job titles.

Graduate Students:

Must be enrolled in 9 semester hours during the long semesters and 3 hours in the summer in order to be eligible for academic, student job titles.

Work-Study Positions:

May not be assigned to a position for more than 19 hours per week.

For more information on hiring student workers: Additional Hiring Requirements