Graduate Assistant Researchers (GAR)

Assignments may include assisting in faculty research, writing grant proposals, and performing grant related assignments.


Each assistant must be have a supervisor who will give guidance and assist the student in carrying out work assignments. The supervisor is responsible for assigning tasks, monitoring the progress of work, keeping a record of hours worked, and evaluating the performance of the student.


  1. Must be in good academic standing.
  2. Candidate should be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours of graduate courses per semester (Fall /Spring). (Summer enrollment requirements)   (Requirements for students in Thesis/Dissertation Phase)
  3. Graduate Assistants (Research)  may not work more than 50% effort = 20 hours per week.

Summer – All students must be enrolled for a minimum of six (6) credit hours of graduate courses for the Summer to be eligible for the Graduate Assistantship during the summer sessions.

Application Procedures (new student)

Application Procedures (continuing student-worked within 30 days)