UW Graduate School

Administering Assistantships

Graduate Student Assistantships include Staff Assistants (SA), Teaching Assistants (TA), Research Assistants (RA), Predoctoral Instructors, and Predoctoral Lecturers.

Academic Student Employees (ASEs), which include the above mentioned positions, are covered by the UAW/UW Academic Student Employee union contract. The union contract governs policies and procedures for appointments, salary, job definitions, and leave time. Executive Order 28 and Executive Order 30 also provide policies for these appointments.

For detailed information about ASE positions, please review the links below.