Graduate Assistants

If you’re admitted to a graduate-level program and carry at least six semester hours of graduate credits, you may be eligible to fill a graduate assistant position. Both a financial opportunity and an invaluable professional experience, a graduate assistantship is a highly sought-after position. Rely on this comprehensive guide for details on benefits, duties, contracts, and application procedures.

  1. What is a Graduate Assistant (GA)? Browse the duties and benefits associated with this position.
  2. How do I become a GA? Follow these steps to begin the application process.
  3. What do I do after I've been named a GA? Learn about contract requirements, reporting dates, and payday procedures.

Related Information

  1. Apply for a graduate assistantship Apply to become a GA using your MyUNLV account.
  2. GA Stipend and Payroll Information Get information about minimum stipends, doctoral stipend increases, appointment terms, and important payroll information for GAs.
  3. Graduate Assistant Guidelines and Regulations (PDF)
  4. Graduate Assistant Termination Appeal Form (PDF)
  5. English Requirement for All International GAs
  6. Parental Leave Policy and Form

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