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STIPEND RANGES AND Specific Identification CHARGES

RA and TE Graduate Assistant Bi-weekly Stipend Ranges Fall and Spring 2020-21

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

$380

$760

$1140

$421

$842

$1263

$438

$876

$1314

$660

$1320

$1980

$707

$1414

$2121

$970

$1940

$2910

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

TA Graduate Assistant Bi-weekly Fall, Spring and Summer Stipend Ranges for 2020-21

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

$436
$872
$1,308

$482
$964
$1,446

$503
$1,006
$1,509

$763
$1,526
$2,289

$818
$1,636
$2,454

$1.122
$2.244
$3,366

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

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

Graduate Assistant Specific Identification Charge 2020-2021

The 2020-21 Graduate Assistant Specific Identification (SI) charge for all graduate students except for the College of Engineering is $6,740 per semester for Fall and Spring, $2,331 per semester for Summer. For College of Engineering students, the 2020-21 GA SI charge is $6,729 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 10 periods in Fall 2020 and 11 periods in Spring 2021, with the first and last pay periods prorating accordingly.

The health portion of the SI charge for all students for Fall and Spring is $1,517  ($153.91 bi-weekly for Fall 2020 and $157.34 bi-weekly for Spring 2021), with the remaining $5,223 ($529.82 bi-weekly for Fall 2020 and $541.60 bi-weekly for Spring 2021)  covering the tuition for all students except College of Engineering students. Tuition for College of Engineering students totals $5,212 per semester ($528.78 bi-weekly for Fall 2020 and $540.53 bi-weekly for Spring 2021). The tuition charge for Summer 2021 is $358.68 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.

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. 

 

Undergraduate Assistant Bi-weekly Stipend Range 2020-21

$139 5-hour Minimum

$274  5-hour Maximum

$278 10-hour Minimum

$548 10-hour Maximum

Undergraduate Assistant Bi-weekly Stipend Range 2019-2020

$134 5-hour Minimum

$263  5-hour Maximum

$268 10-hour Minimum

$526 10-hour Maximum

Professorial Assistant Bi-Weekly Stipend (and annual rate) 2020-21

$189 bi-weekly first year

$223 bi-weekly second year 

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

S182 bi-weekly first year

$214 bi-weekly second year 

Pay Periods Per Semester (approximately)

Spring Semester 2020: 9.6428571

Summer Semester 2020: 6.571429

Fall Semester 2020: 9.85714
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