Auxiliary Services' Student Employment

Auxiliary Services is an independent not-for-profit corporation located on the SUNY Oswego campus. Our goal is to provide quality ancillary services to the college community. We are a progressive, student-oriented operation, employing over 750 student employees.

Who qualifies for student employment?
Any student who maintains full time status is eligible for employment with Auxiliary Services.  Full-time status means maintaining a minimum of 12 credit hours as an undergraduate or 9 hours as a graduate student.  Last semester senior students with a minimum of 300 hours working for Auxiliary Services will also be considered full-time maintaining at least 9 credit hours for the semester.  During the summer this definition will mean having maintained or maintaining full-time status for the previous, present, or the upcoming semester.  During the summer, students from other schools may be considered once all eligible SUNY Oswego students who have applied have been employed.

What types of jobs are available?
Students are employed in: Residential Dining Services, Retail Dining, the College Stores and Accounting and Administration.

Are there any benefits?
YES. Besides wages and valuable work experience, there are also the advantages of convenient campus locations and work schedules compatible with your classes. Student employees are covered by workers' compensation, disability and unemployment insurance. Direct deposit is available. Also, depending on the location and number of hours worked, employees in Residential Dining Services and Retail Dining are entitled to meals and/or snacks and employees at the College Store, and its affiliates and the Accounting & Administration office are entitled to a discount at the College Store.

How do I apply?
Any student seeking employment with Auxiliary Services must submit a completed application directly to the location(s) they are interested in working.  Application

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the large volume of applications submitted, we are unable to provide status information via phone or email.  Students checking on the status of their application need to follow up in person at the location(s)
Student application map.

Locations are as follows:

Resident Dining Services
Apply directly at these locations:

  • Lakeside Dining Center 
  • Cooper Dining Center
  • Littlepage Dining Center
  • Mackin Dining Center
  • Pathfinder Dining Center
  • ID & Meal Plan Office - 503 Culkin Hall

Retail Dining & Catering
Apply at the Campus Center Food Court for the following operations:

  • Palates
  • Crossroads
  • Cutting Board
  • Laker Express Market
  • FANS Smoothies

Apply at Lake Effect Cafe for the following operations.  Ask to speak to the manager on duty for the following location(s):

  • Ontario Bagel Co.
  • Lake Effect Cafe
  • Fusion Cafe
  • Wall St. Market
  • Glimmerglass Bistro

Apply at the Catering Office- located at 230 Hewitt, upper level- for the following locations:

  • Catering
  • Event Concessions
  • Hewitt Kitchen

College Stores
Apply directly at the Marano Campus Center Store for the following locations:

  • Hewitt: Artville and Bookland
  • Marano Campus Center: Marano Campus Center Store

Accounting and Administration
Apply directly to:

  • Auxiliary Services Accounting Office, 506 Culkin Hall


 If you have any questions pertaining to student employment with Auxiliary Services, please call 315.312.3669, email Linda Axtell, Student Payroll Coordinator at or stop in room 506 Culkin Hall.