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Can I work as many hours as I want if I’m eligible to work off campus?

Changes to off-campus work hours

You may be eligible to work more than 20 hours per week off campus under a temporary public policy. Find out if you meet the requirements.

No. If you’re eligible to work off campus, you can work up to 20 hours per week while classes are in session. During scheduled breaks, like the summer or winter holidays and spring break, you’re allowed to work more than 20 hours.

You can start working in Canada only once you’ve started your study program. You can’t work before your studies begin. Find out more about who can work off campus, including part-time students and students on authorized leave.

If you’ve completed your study program, you may be able to work full-time.

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