Graduate Students Terms of Employment

Graduate assistants are paid monthly, on the last working day of the month.

Graduate students are required to be enrolled in a minimum of 9 graduate credit hours per semester, with a maximum of 15 credit hours per semester allowed. Satisfactory progress toward the degree must be made, as evidenced by maintaining a cumulative graduate grade point average of at least 3.00 and by fulfilling academic requirements for the degree as determined by the department or program.

The duties associated with assistantships are assigned by the  Director of Residence Life. Activities beyond those assigned for this assistantship will be considered for the purpose of fulfilling the requirements of your degree program.

Graduate assistants are granted remission of 93% of the comprehensive fee and 100% of the out-of-state surcharge (if applicable) for the period of this appointment, and for the summer session immediately preceding or following the year of appointment in accordance with the guidelines contained in the enclosures. Graduate assistants required to pay the remainder of the comprehensive fee, as well as technology, facilities, and metro fees (visit the Office of the Bursar’s website or more information regarding fees).