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Graduate students are eligible to hold a graduate assistantship if they are admitted to a graduate school degree program or post-baccalaureate professional degree program and are registered for the minimum number of required credits for an assistantship held during Fall or Spring terms.
Refer to Appendix: Eligibility for Graduate Assistant Employment for detailed information.
Graduate Assistant Tuition Benefits
Graduate assistant tuition benefits cover tuition and all or a portion of the University fee, according to the appointment percentage and the number of registered credits. Eligibility requirements and detailed provisions for graduate tuition benefits are found in Appendix: Graduate Assistant Tuition Benefits. Graduate assistants are responsible for payment of charges not covered by the GA tuition benefit, such as lab, installment, late charge, or late registration fees that are assessed and charged to the students' account.
Resident Tuition Rate
In addition to tuition benefits, both current and former graduate assistants may be eligible to receive a non-resident tuition waiver. Retroactive requests for resident tuition rate reductions will not be considered beyond one academic year from the date of the semester in which the request is made. Graduate assistants whose appointment equals a minimum of 195 hours each semester are eligible to receive a non-resident tuition waiver (if applicable). Please note: Residency is determined at the time of admission. Refer to Appendix: Resident Tuition Rate for detailed information.
Payment of Tuition and Fees
For more information on payment due dates, where and how to pay, setting up third party billing (for students receiving a scholarship or foreign government funding), click here. You can pay online with a credit card (VISA is not accepted) or a check from a U.S. bank account. There are extra charges (2.75%0 for paying with a credit card. You can also pay in person or by mail.
You cannot pay using a foreign bank account or credit cards other than MasterCard, American Express, or Discover. The funds must be transferred to a U.S. bank account. Please allow several days to set up and receive the wire transfer.
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