Required Documentation for International F-1 and Non-US Citizen Students

All incoming F-1 international and Non-U.S. Citizen students must complete the appropriate process to become enrolled as payees at Wesleyan.

Visit the following path on WesPortal and follow the instructions provided to become a payee:

WesPortal>Campus Applications>Documents Required by Non-US Citizens-Undergrad

Note: You must complete this documentation process regardless of whether you plan to work on campus.

Please contact Christine Rodrigue, in International Compensation and Taxation, at ict@wesleyan.edu with any questions. 

Becoming a Student Employee at Wes

Are you interested in working while studying at Wesleyan?  If yes, please read on for important information on becoming eligible to work. 

If you are an F-1 International student or a non-US citizen, please go to 

WesPortal > Campus Applications > Documents Required for non-US Citizens

For all students who are citizens of the United States, please go to

WesPortal > My Information > Benefits, HR & Payroll Forms

  • Complete Section 1 of the  I-9 Form, sign, and date the form.
  • Make copies of the ID(s) needed to validate your eligibility to work (see pg 3 of the I-9 form). Be sure you have the original(s) on campus with you! 
  • Go to WesPortal > My Information > Payroll Help and attach your completed I-9 form and the copies of your ID(s) by clicking on the paperclip (Add attachments) at the bottom right of the Payroll Help form. 
  • Watch out for an email from Payroll Services, our Payroll Help ticketing system, with instructions on how to make an appointment with the Payroll department. You cannot work until you present your original ID(s) at this appointment. Be sure to bring them with you because electronic copies/pictures are not valid! 

We encourage you to review the Student Employment website for more information about job opportunities on campus.

Any Payroll related inquiries should be submitted to Payroll Help via WesPortal. You may also contact Payroll at payrollhelp@wesleyan.edu.

Payroll Staff