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Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships are state-classified university positions supported with university or grant funds and made available through the individual college in which your program of study is housed. Eligibility for an assistantship is limited to graduate students who are officially accepted into a degree program and who are registered full-time in the Fall, Spring and Summer terms. Full-time enrollment is considered nine (9) credit hours for Fall, nine (9) credit hours for Spring, and six (6) credit hours for Summer. In special circumstances for students graduating at the end of a term, a reduction in class load may be approved with documentation of graduation. All graduate assistants are required to uphold a 3.0 cumulative GPA to maintain their award.

 

 

Position Classification          

3.0 GPA

 

Minimum Graduate Credits Earned

          
Graduate Assistant  

Yes

 

None

Graduate Teaching Assistant  **  

Yes

 

18 prior to award

Graduate Teaching Associate   

Yes

 

30 prior to award

Graduate Research Assistant          

Yes

 

None

Graduate Research Associate    

Yes

 

30 prior to award

 

 

Please view the Graduate Assistant Handbook to view the position description for each assistantship type or for further information regarding graduate assistantships.

Graduate students who wish to apply for an assistantship should contact the graduate program director for their program of study. For any additional questions, please contact the Graduate School at (904) 620-1360.