Stipend Levels

For Academic Year 2022-2023 (effective July 1, 2022)

Master’s Level Minimum Stipends (Bi-Weekly rate)
Full-time – $771.48
Part-time – $385.74
Ph.D. Level Minimum Stipends (Bi-Weekly rate)
Full-time – $1,012.46
Part-time – $506.23
Hourly Graduate Student Workers

All employees who hold the title of student worker must be compensated by an hourly wage at least equal to the state minimum wage of $12.50 (effective January 1, 2022). Departments have the discretion, consistent with the duties of the position, to compensate a student worker above $12.50 an hour. Notwithstanding that discretion, graduate student workers performing duties similar to those of a Graduate Assistant (GA) must be compensated at an hourly wage similar in amount to that of the GA (at least $19.28 an hour). Departments can request an opinion from the Associate Dean of the Graduate School as to whether graduate student worker duties are consistent with those of a GA.

Graduate Assistants include: Administrative Assistants, Fellows, Graders, Peaceworker Assistants, Research Assistants, Residential Assistants, Teaching Assistants, and Trainees.

Full-time Graduate Assistant
Has a twenty (20) hour per week commitment to the department supporting the assistantship.
Part-time Graduate Assistant
Has a ten (10) hour per week commitment to the department supporting the assistantship.

More information on graduate assistantships may be found in the Graduate Assistant Handbook.

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