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Graduate Student Assistantships
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1998-2000 Archive

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University Policies for Graduate Student Assistantships

Graduate student assistants are graduate students in good standing enrolled full-time who hold a graduate student appointment requiring the performance of such duties as classroom instruction, academic advising, reading papers and examinations, supervision, or research responsibilities. There are six graduate student appointment categories. Graduate student assistantships encompass the positions of teaching fellow, teaching assistant, instructional assistant, research assistant, and graduate assistant.

Teaching Fellow

Teaching Assistant

Instructional Assistant

Research Assistant

Graduate Assistant

Graduate Assistants Non-Exempt

Definition of Student Contact

Appointment Procedures


Qualifications for Appointment

Duration of Appointment

Conditions of Service

Insurance Coverage for Graduate Student Assistants

Reappointment of Graduate Student Assistantships

Mandatory Employment Discrimination Training