The University offers the possibility of a number of assistantships for both full-time and part-time graduate students who have been admitted to a graduate program. Full-time graduate assistants must pursue at least nine hours of graduate work for credit in a regular semester. Part-time graduate assistants must pursue at least six hours of graduate work for credit in a regular semester.
Full-time assistants receive a full tuition waiver for graduate courses. Part-time assistants receive a full tuition waiver for a maximum of six hours of graduate courses. Only students with acceptable academic records may be appointed to graduate assistantships and the appointments are competitive and selective based on faculty needs.