Graduate Assistantship/Associateship


Graduate Assistantships provide part-time employment in teaching and/or research, and include a waiver of non-resident tuition (if needed), a waiver for health insurance, and either partial or complete payment of in-state tuition.

Student will be currently admitted to a graduate degree program at The University of Arizona; enroll for a minimum of 6 units of graduate credit (audit courses are not included) while classes are in session for the Fall and Spring Semesters (see your college for possible additional minimum enrollment requirements); and maintain a 3.00 cumulative GPA for all UA Graduate credit courses.

All new graduate assistants in teaching who have instructional duties or direct student contact, are required to participate in the Board of Regents mandatory one-day orientation.

International students are required to have: A minimum score of 550 or its equivalent in the TOEFL; a degree from a U.S. institution; OR be a citizen of an English-speaking country AND a SPEAK score of 50 or above. The SPEAK is administered after you arrive to the University of Arizona. For additional information please visit the website.

Funding Source: 
University of Arizona Graduate College
How to Apply: 

Contact Mary Guerrieri () for information.


Contact Mary Guerrieri for information.

Award amounts & Award process: 

Award depends on number of hours assigned and departmental salary levels. Contact Tara Bode () regarding GRA/GTA salaries and contracts.