Graduate Assistant Processing

What's the Process?

The following process for selecting, approving and implementing Graduate Assistant positions distinguishes responsibilities between each of the three primary departments: the Program/Department, The Graduate School and Human Resources. For more information on expectations, open positions and stipends visit the Graduate Assistant page.

General Recommendation & Approval Process

  1. Department/Program: Complete the Graduate Assistant Recommendation and Approval Form & Submit to The Graduate School.
  2. The Graduate School: For approved assistantships, initiate all new hire/reappointment/termination ePARs and work with student and HR to ensure all necessary paperwork is completed.
  3. Department/Program: Identify time-keeper for each program/department/college to enter and approve time in TimeNet. Run the time card report for each GA and send to TGS by the 5th day of the following month. (e.g. – Report for August time is due September 5th)

For More Information:

GA Recommendation & Approval Checklist

GA Process