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  • Graduate assistantships

     The following are Graduate Assistantship positions for incoming On-Campus SAA students for 2016-17. Positions will be posted as they become available. Application instructions will be handed out at the SAA Visit Day (February 18th). Classes for the On-Campus cohort will start in September 2016.


    The following institutions are offering Graduate Assistantships (referred to as Graduate Student Internships). Visit partner program for position descriptions and application instructions. Students in the following partner program positions will be joining the online cohort that starts in May 2016.

    •  UW Eau Claire (12 positions)
    •  UW Stout (4 positions)
    •  UW Platteville (1 position)
    •  University of Dubuque (1 position)



    Important Information:

    •  Graduate assistantships (GA) are available to students in the On-Campus programGraduate Student Internships (GSI) are available to students in the partner program
    •  The total number of positions varies year by year pending funding.
    •  A GA or GSI consists of 14-20 hours per week with a current 9-month salary from $6681-$10,327. Some positions may involve less hours per week and some may involve an earlier start date than the traditional academic calendar (and earn more beyond the base salary).
    •   Tuition is not waived for students with GAs or GSIs.  A portion of the out-of-state tuition may be waived for on-campus students coming from out-of state.
    •  Applicants must be offered admission and obtain a GA or GSI position to gain a spot in the program.
    •  Per UWL Graduate Studies policy, new students must have a minimum 2.85 GPA to be eligible for a GA position. Students must be enrolled at UWL for credit or GRC 799 to remain eligible for a GA or GSI position and maintain a 3.0 GPA in the program. Students may be awarded a graduate assistantship for no more than four semesters and two summers.