Registration Requirements For Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Students employed in a Graduate Assistant Teaching, Graduate Assistant Research or Graduate Assistant Non-Teaching title must be registered full-time which is equivalent to a minimum of 9 semester credit hours in fall and 9 semester credit hours in spring terms.
 
Graduate Students employed in a Graduate Assistant Lecturer title must be registered a minimum of 1 semester credit hour in fall and 1 semester credit hour in spring terms.

Summer registration fulfillment may be achieved in any of the sessions as noted below.

Registration Fulfillment Options
Summer Session I
Summer Session II
10-Week Only
Summer Session I and II
10-Week, Summer Session I, and Summer Session II
Summer Session I and 10-Week
Summer Session II and 10-Week

The table below defines the minimum number of registered hours required, as determined by the summer enrollment session and the associated GA position title.

Graduate Assistant Title Summer Employment
Session
Minimum Registered
Hours Required

Graduate Assistant Lecturer [GAL]

Employed ANY portion of the summer semester

1

Graduate Assistant Teaching [GAT]

Employed ONLY Summer Session I or II

3

Graduate Assistant Teaching [GAT]

Employed (Summer I AND II) or (10 week session)

6

Graduate Assistant Research [GAR]

Employed ANY portion of the summer semester 

6

Graduate Assistant Non-Teaching [GANT]

Employed ANY portion of the summer semester

6