How to get started.
A campus job can be a great way to immerse yourself in the American culture. However, you cannot rely on employment to meet your education expenses. International students on F-1 visas must have sufficient financial resources to cover school and living costs.
If you are interested in employment, UCLA Extension students with F-1 visas are permitted to work only on campus with the following limitations:
- Up to 20 hours per week (max) if you are a full-time student
- Up to 40 hours per week if you are working during a vacation quarter. You are eligible for a vacation quarter after 3 consecutive quarters of full-time study.