US Citizen or US Permanent Resident
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The instructions below are applicable to all US Citizens and US Permanent Residents who are newly hired student employees at BGSU.
Before we can authorize you to begin working for BGSU, you must complete the entire new hire process outlined on this page. Please read all steps carefully!
1. Please make sure that the following forms are all completed, signed and submitted. Clicking on each link will send the document to your BGSU Adobe Sign account and send an email to your BGSU email. Be sure to login to Adobe Sign using your BGSU credentials.
- Form W-4 - Employee's Withholding Certificate [Complete steps 2-4 on this form if they apply to you, otherwise skip to step 5 to sign and date.]
- IT-4 - Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate [Note: If you live on-campus, please use a permanent address (e.g. a parent's or guardian's address). If you live off-campus, please use your local, off-campus address.]
- SSA-1945 - Statement Concerning Your Employment in a Job Not Covered by Social Security
- Payroll Direct Deposit Request Form
- State of Ohio House Bill 66 - Auditor's Fraud Hotline
2. USCIS Form I-9
- Complete Form I-9 - Employment Eligibility Verification at www.newi9.com using employer code 21002.
3. Visit Student Employment Services, 225 Bowen-Thompson Student Union to complete the onboarding process:
- Bring valid, original and/or certified copies of acceptable identification and employment authorization documents to complete your Form I-9. Federal law prohibits us from accepting scans, photocopies or any other copy of acceptable documents unless certified by the issuing office.
- Complete your Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) exemption or enrollment form (we provide the forms when you visit). See the following resources before you visit for more information on OPERS: