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STIPEND RANGES AND Specific Identification CHARGES

Research Assistant and Teaching Excluded Graduate Assistant Bi-weekly Stipend Ranges Fall and Spring 2019-20

Research Assistant (RA) and Teaching Excluded (TE) Graduate Assistant Function Appointments (including Non-Fringe RAs)

  Level  Time   Minimum  Maximum

Level 1
*

*

Level 2

*

*

Level 3

*

*

1/4 Time

1/2 Time

3/4 Time

1/4 Time

1/2 Time

3/4 Time

1/4 Time

1/2 Time

3/4 Time

 $362

$724

$1086

$401

$802

$1203

$417

$834

$1251

 $629

$1258

$1887

$673

$1346

$2019

$924

$1848

$2772

RA and TE Graduate Assistant Bi-weekly Stipend Ranges Fall and Spring 2018-19

RA and TE Function Appointments (including Non Fringe RA)

 Level  Time  Minimum  Maximum

Level 1
*
*

Level 2
*
*

Level 3
*
*

1/4 time
1/2 time
3/4 time

1/4 time
1/2 time
3/4 time

1/4 time
1/2 time
3/4 time

$355
$710
$1,065

$393
$786
$1,179

$409
$818
$1,227

$617
$1,234
$1,851

$660
$1,320
$1,980

$906
$1,812
$2,718

Teaching Assistant Graduate Assistant Bi-weekly Fall, Spring and Summer Stipend Ranges for 2019-20

Teaching Assistant (TA) Function Appointments

Level  Time  Minimum  Maximum

Level 1 
* 
*

Level 2 
* 
*

Level 3 
* 
*

1/4 time 
1/2 time 
3/4 time

1/4 time 
1/2 time 
3/4 time

1/4 time 
1/2 time 
3/4 time

$415
$830
$1,245

$459
$918
$1,377

$479
$958
$1,437

$727
$1,454
$2,181

$779
$1,558
$2,337

$1,069
$2,138
$3,207

TA Graduate Assistant Bi-weekly Fall, Spring and Summer Stipend Ranges for 2018-19

TA  Function Appointments

Level Time Minimum Maximum

Level 1
*
*

Level 2
*
*

Level 3
*
*

1/4 time
1/2 time
3/4 time

1/4 time
1/2 time
3/4 time

1/4 time
1/2 time
3/4 time

$395
$790
$1,185

$437
$874
$1,311

$456
$912
$1,368

$692
$1,384
$2,076

$742
$1,484
$2,226

$1,018
$2,036
$3,054

Graduate Assistant Specific Identification Charge 2019-2020

The 2019-20 Graduate Assistant Specific Identification (SI) charge for all graduate students, except for the College of Engineering, is $6,603 per semester for Fall and Spring, $2,331 per semester for Summer. For College of Engineering students , the 2019-20 GA SI charge is $6,253 per semester for Fall and Spring, $2,331 per semester for Summer. There is no health charge for summer semester. Bi-weekly amounts will be for 11 periods in Fall 2019 and 11 periods in Spring 2020, with the first and last pay periods prorating accordingly.

The health portion of the SI charge for all students  for Fall and Spring is $1,380  ($140.00 bi-weekly for Fall 2019  and $142.06  bi-weekly for Spring 2020),  with the remaining $5,223 ($529.87 bi-weekly for Fall 2019  and $537.66 bi-weekly for Spring 2020)  covering the tuition for all students except College of Engineering students. Tuition for College of Engineering students totals $4,873 per semester ($494.36 bi-weekly for Fall 2019 and $501.63 bi-weekly for Spring 2020). The tuition charge for Summer 2020 is $354.72 bi-weekly for all students.

Fringes for Health (object code 6516) and Tuition and Fees (object code 6230) will be charged with each bi-weekly payroll. 

Graduate Assistant SI Charge 2018-2019

The 2018-19 GA SI charge for all graduate students, except for the College of Engineering, is $6,449 per semester for Fall and Spring, $2,331 per semester for Summer. For College of Engineering students , the 2018-19 GA SI charge is $6,253 per semester for Fall and Spring, $2,331 per semester for Summer. There is no health charge for summer semester. Bi-weekly amounts will be for 11 periods in Fall 2018 and 11 periods in Spring 2019, with the first and last pay periods prorating accordingly.

The health portion of the SI charge for all students for Fall and Spring is $1,455  ($147.61  bi-weekly for Fall 2018 and $150.89  bi-weekly for Spring 2019), with the remaining $4,994 ($506.64  bi-weekly for Fall 18  and $517.90  bi-weekly for Spring 2019)  covering the tuition for all students, except College of Engineering students. Tuition for College of Engineering students totals $4,798 per semester ($486.75 bi-weekly for Fall 18 and $497.57 bi-weekly for Spring 19). The tuition charge for Summer 2018 is $354.68 bi-weekly for all students.

Fringes for Health (object code 6516) and Tuition and Fees (object code 6230) will be charged with each bi-weekly payroll.

Undergraduate Assistant Bi-weekly Stipend Range 2019-2020

$134 5-hour Minimum

$263  5-hour Maximum

$268 10-hour Minimum

$526 10-hour Maximum

Undergraduate Assistant Bi-weekly Stipend Range 2018-2019

$129 5-hour Minimum

$253  5-hour Maximum

$258 10-hour Minimum

$506 10-hour Maximum

Professorial Assistant Bi-Weekly Stipend (and annual rate) 2019-2020

S182 bi-weekly first year

$214 bi-weekly second year 

Professorial Assistant Bi-Weekly Stipend (and annual rate) 2018-19

$175 bi-weekly first year

$206 bi-weekly second year 

Pay Periods Per Semester (approximately)

Spring Semester: 9.714286

Summer Semester: 6.571429

Fall Semester: 9.857143

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