Graduate Research Assistantship

Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs) perform research alongside a faculty member. The department or an individual faculty member may award these positions.

Graduate Teaching Assistantship

Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) teach undergraduate courses in their discipline or assist with labs and teaching. The department typically awards these positions.

Graduate Assistantship

Graduate Assistants (GAs) perform a number of department-defined duties. The department typically awards these positions. 

Policy II-26

The purpose of Policy II-26 is to foster a healthy graduate program by relieving graduate students of most of their financial burden. The policy distributes that financial cost between the University and research sponsors.

To learn more, please visit . To read the updated University Memorandum, click Policy II-26.