Employment Details for Reunions Student Workers
Dining Services offers students the opportunity to be a part of the Reunions experience by becoming a student worker. If you agree to work for Dining Services during Reunions you must be available to work any shift on both Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2. In addition, a mandatory meeting for students who are hired to work reunions will be held on Monday, April 30 at 8:30 p.m. in the Wilcox College Dining Room.
The conditions for employment are contained in this FAQ.
Who is Eligible to Work Reunions?
Any currently enrolled Princeton University undergraduate student may be considered for employment. In addition, Undergraduate students must complete and submit an I-9 form to the Office of Student Employment to be considered eligible to work on campus. Graduate students or students studying abroad during the spring semester are not eligible to work as dining student employees during Reunions.
What is the position for which I am applying?
You are applying for a waitstaff position. Your duties may include setting tables, taking meal tickets, serving and cleaning up after meals.
Where will I work?
Reunions events occur at locations throughout the campus. You will choose a dining hall location which will be your home base during Reunions. You are NOT guaranteed your first preference, but every effort will be made to accommodate your request. Please select your location carefully as requests to change locations will likely be denied.
What will I get paid?
The waitstaff rate of pay is $11.00 per hour.
When and for how long will I work?
You will be able to work a varied number of shifts during the Reunions weekend. Shifts begin on Thursday, May 31 and end Tuesday, June 5. As part of your commitment to work for dining services you will be provided with Interim Housing. You will also be provided with a meal during a shift that you work. For example, if you are assigned a lunch shift on Friday, you will be provided with lunch, but you will not be provided with breakfast or dinner.
How will I be notified of the unit and shifts I have been assigned to work?
You will receive an e-mail from Donna Pilenza by April 27 indicating the unit you have been assigned to work during reunions. The student coordinator from that unit will contact you directly with the scheduling information.
Will I be required to sign an agreement?
When you receive your schedule you are required to sign a form agreeing to the shifts you have been assigned. This document also includes an agreement requiring you to pay a fine of $100.00 to cover the cost of your room if you miss a shift.
Why do I need to sign up for Twitter?
Reunions student workers are encouraged to follow Dining Services on Twitter by signing up here. Reunions workers will receive tweets to communicate shift updates and other important information during and before Reunions.
How do I get paid?
In order to be hired and paid by the University, a student worker must have the necessary I-9 payroll form (employment eligibility verification) on file with the Student Employment Office (West College) prior to signing up to work for Dining Services. You will not be able to access the on-line registration to work for Dining Services if you have not completed the required payroll forms. For your reference, the I-9 form is available on the Student Employment Web site. Paychecks are distributed on June 20 for days worked between May 28 and June 10. Undergraduates have the option to directly deposit payroll checks into their personal accounts.
Direct Deposit: The University strongly encourages students who work to sign up for Direct Deposit. Direct Deposit Account information may be added, viewed or changed using the ePay self service. To do this, you should log in to SCORE and enter the self service area. By clicking on the Direct Deposit link found in the Payroll and Compensation section, you will be able to add, view or change your banking information.
The pay detail is available online (see View Paycheck) and may be printed if a hard copy is needed.
Questions regarding ePay self service should be directed to the Payroll Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may view step-by-step guides on the Office of Finance and Treasury website.
Checks: All students without direct deposit will be required to pick up their checks at the Financial Services Center located on the 7th floor of New South Building. If checks are not picked up prior to leaving campus, they will be available in September upon your return. Checks will not be mailed to your home address.
All students who receive paychecks or advices may view their pay detail using the ePay self service. To do this, you should log in to SCORE and enter the self service area. By clicking on the View Paycheck link found in the Payroll and Compensation section, you will be able to view and/or print your pay statements.
What should I wear?
The waitstaff dress code is black trousers/skirts and white button down shirts, bow-ties (provided by dining services) and black closed toe shoes (no flip-flops, sneakers or sandals please). Dress code for dishroom does not require black & white, but does require closed toe shoes.
How do I get Interim Housing?
When you sign up to work for Dining Services your name is submitted for interim housing. If you are deemed not eligible to work by the Student Employment Office you will forfeit your interim housing. If you fail to report for any of your assigned shifts, you will be charged $100. per shift to offset the cost of your housing.
When does Interim Housing begin and end?
Students may move in to their interim housing assignment on the Sunday before Reunions, between 1 and 4 p.m. Students must vacate their interim housing assignments by noon the day after commencement. Details about interim housing may be found on the Undergraduate Housing website the first week in April.
Will Dining Services provide a reunions wristband to student workers?
Dining Services will not be distributing wristbands to student workers this year.
If you'd like to participate in Reunions you may purchase a wristband from the Alumni Association.
How do I purchase a wristband?
Students working for Dining Services who wish to participate in Reunions may purchase one wristband from the Alumni Association. Wristbands are required for the evening events at the Major Reunion headquarter sites. The cost for a wristband is $45. through May 29 (online registration, credit card only) There is no wristband registration during Reunions, May 31 - June 2. Wristband pick-up takes place May 31 – June 2 in Frist 307. Express wristband lines will be available for pre-registered students. The link to the website to purchase a wristband will be available on May 14.
If you have any additional questions, send them to email@example.com with "Question about Reunions" in the subject line.
How do I sign-up?
Note: Dining Services has reached the required number of student workers needed for Reunions. Use the student worker sign-up form to be placed on a student worker wait list. Wait listed student workers are not guaranteed employment with Dining Services during Reunions until they receive e-mail confirmation from Donna Pilenza. More wait listed information below.
Wait Listed Student Workers
Wait listed student workers are not guaranteed employment with Dining Services during Reunions until they receive e-mail confirmation from Donna Pilenza. If you are wait listed and find other employment or would like to be removed from the wait list please e-mail Donna Pilenza.