CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The University of Virginia Police Department has issued a scam alert for students.

According to a post on the department’s Facebook page, an email says that Student Affairs is looking for a remote student assistant.

However, the department says this is a scam that is trying to trick students into sending money.

UPD says do not click or scan any links from unknown or unrecognized sources and do not share any personally identifiable information.