Am I eligible for employment with Campus Dining?

Yes, if you meet the following credit requirements:

Undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for each semester of employment. Graduate students must be entrolled in at least 5 credit hours for each semester of employment. International undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for each semester of employment. International graduate students must be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours for each semester of employment.

How does the application process work?


All applications must be submitted via the Student Application Portal. Please visit the Student Employment Services Job Postings page to view current open positions and click on the applicable link for further details and to apply.

In order to submit an application you will need to create an account on the Student Application Portal. You will be able to do this after you click on a posting to apply. You will be able to use this account to apply to any future Campus Dining posted positions.

Once your application has been reviewed, your status will be updated to reflect where you are in the process. If a location has a position to offer you then you will be contacted. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we will be unable to contact you if we do not have a position to offer.

How do I check on the status of my application?

To check the status of your application(s), you will need to log in to the account you created on the Student Applicant Portal.

Do I need to apply to each posting that I am interested in?

Yes, you will need to apply to each posting that interests you. If you are not offered a position that you applied for, you will need to reapply if the position is posted again in the future.

Can I submit my application without knowing my class schedule?

No. If you do not know your class schedule, please wait to submit your application until you are able to completely fill in the availability section. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Do I need to submit a resume and/or cover letter with my application?

Yes, you will need to submit both a resume and a cover letter for each position that you apply for.

How do I know that Campus Dining has received my application?

You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been successfully submitted.

Should I visit the Campus Dining locations to inquire about openings, apply to a position, or check the status of my application(s)?

No, for your convenience, all of this information can be found in the Student Application Portal. Therefore, visiting the dining locations is not necessary.

What if I have additional questions?

If you have reviewed these FAQs and still have additional questions, please contact us via email at dining@cmich.edu.