TERMS OF OFFER OF A GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP FORM INSTRUCTIONS
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TERMS OF OFFER OF A GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP
FORM INSTRUCTIONS

Form Instructions

  1. Offer - Enter the name of the graduate student to whom the offer is being made
  2. Date of Offer- Enter the date that the offer is being made
  3. Total Stipend - Enter the total dollar amount of the stipend. Grade levels can be found in the Table of Stipends for Graduate Assistants on GURU
  4. Rate - Enter the Graduate Assistant Rate Tuition dollar amount, which can be found on the Tuition and Fees Schedule pages on the Bursar's webpage
  5. Starting Date - Enter the starting date of the assistantship, using the format of mm/dd/yyyy
  6. Ending Date - Enter the ending date of the assistantship using the format of mm/dd/yyyy
  7. Department Name - Enter the name of the unit with fiscal responsibility for the graduate assistantship
  8. Hours - Enter the number of estimated weekly hours required of the graduate assistantship
  9. Level - Check the appropriate level of the graduate assistantship. 1/4 time performs tasks that, on average, occupy approximately 10 hours per week. 1/2 time performs tasks that, on average, occupy approximately 20 hours per week. 3/4 time performs tasks that, on average, occupy approximately 30 hours per week
  10. Appointment Description - Select either Teaching Assistantship, Research Assistantship, or Administrative Support Assistantship
  11. Graduate Program Search - Enter the major field (graduate program) the student will be or has been admitted to. Non-degree students are not eligible for assistantship appointments
  12. Report Date - Enter the date the Graduate Assistant is to report using the format of mm/dd/yyyy
  13. Report to - Enter the name of the individual to whom the graduate assistant is to report
  14. Status of Admission - Select the appropriate status of admission; Admitted or Admission Recommended to Graduate School
  15. Term of Offer - If this Terms of Offer contract is for a fall/spring appointment, "Will all of the duties assigned to this student be required of every degree candidate in the applicable program as a condition of receiving a degree?" by making selections for both the Fall and Spring semesters. If this Terms of Offer contract is for only one semester, select "yes" or "no" for the appropriate semester
  16. Accept - Enter the date that the appointment must be accepted by the graduate student using the format of mm/dd/yyyy
  17. Title - Enter the name and title of the official making the offer
  18. Signature and Date - The official making the offer must sign and date the completed form
  19. If accepting the offer - The graduate student must sign and date the form
  20. Address until start of assistantship - If accepting, the graduate student must provide their address until start of assistantship
  21. If declining the offer, they must provide an explanation
  22. Signature - If declining, the graduate student must sign and date this section of the form
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Image of Terms of Offer of a Graduate Assistantship