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FAQ Faculty & Staff

Throughout this document, the term graduate assistant(s) is used generically to represent a graduate student who is receiving tuition benefits related to employment as a graduate research assistant, graduate teaching assistant, or graduate assistant.

Can students be employed as graduate assistants if they are not enrolled in any credits in the summer term?

How do students request equivalent full-time graduate status with an enrollment less than full time?

If the Principal Investigator of a research grant or contract hires a non-Florida resident as a graduate research assistant, is prior approval required from the Dean of the Graduate College to pay his or her out-of-state tuition from the university’s tuition waiver budget?

If the funding source of a research grant or contract does not allow for the budgeting and payment of graduate tuition, is prior approval required from the Dean of the Graduate College to request a tuition waiver?

If the funding source of a research grant or contract does allow for tuition to be paid but nonetheless the Principal Investigator is requesting a full tuition waiver anyway, is prior approval required from the Dean of the Graduate College?

How will the non-resident portion of the tuition waiver for graduate research assistants be applied?

How do I request a tuition waiver to support a new graduate assistant in a non-academic office that has not been previously budgeted?

What needs to be done if a graduate assistant resigns or terminates an assistantship prior to the completion of the term?

Who needs to be notified if a graduate assistant drops a course after the drop/add deadline?

 Last Modified 8/11/14