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Critical Dates

Spring Semester 2021

  • Friday, October 23, 2020: Due date for Spring 2021 Assistantship forms to be received by MSU Human Resources via EBS workflow in order to be processed on time for Payroll.
  • Friday, November 6, 2020: Due date for department to send student's name via the Graduate Assistant Registrar Coding List to the Registrar's Office in time for the tuition waiver to be reflected on the student's bill for Spring 2021. 
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020: Due date for Teaching Assistant offer letters for Spring 2021.
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020: Due date for Research and Teaching Excluded Assistant offer letters for Spring 2021.

Summer Semester 2021

  • Friday, April 2, 2021: Due date for Summer 2021 Assistantship forms to be received by MSU Human Resources via EBS Workflow in order to be processed on time for Payroll. 
  • Friday, April 9, 2021: Due date for department to send student's name via the Graduate Assistant Registrar Coding List to the Registrar's Office in time for the tuition waiver to be reflected on the student's bill for Summer 2021. 
  • Saturday, May 1, 2021: Due date for Teaching Assistant offer letters for Summer 2021.
  • Thursday, April 15, 2021: Due date for Research and Teaching Excluded Assistant offer letters for Summer 2021.

Fall Semester 2021

  • Friday, July 2, 2021: Due date for Fall 2021 Assistantship forms to be received by MSU Human Resources via EBS workflow in order to be processed on time for Payroll. 
  • Tuesday, July 13, 2021: Due date for department to send student's name via the Graduate Assistant Registrar Coding List to the Registrar's Office in time for the tuition waiver to be reflected on the student's bill for Fall 2021. 
  • Thursday, July 1, 2021: Due date for Teaching Assistant offer letters for Fall 2021 or offer letters combining both Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. 
  • Thursday, July 1, 2021: Due date for Research and Teaching Excluded Assistant offer letters for Fall 2021 and offer letters combining both Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters.

Spring Semester 2022 

  • Friday, October 22, 2021: Due date for Spring 2022 Assistantship forms to be received by MSU Human Resources via EBS workflow in order to be processed on time for Payroll.
  • Friday, November 5, 2021: Due date for department to send student's name via the Graduate Assistant Registrar Coding List to the Registrar's Office in time for the tuition waiver to be reflected on the student's bill for Spring 2022.
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2021: Due date for Teaching Assistant offer letters for Spring 2022.
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2021: Due date for Research and Teaching Excluded Assistant offer letters for Spring 2022.

Criminal Background Check Information

Non Fringe Research Assistant, Previous Stipend and Offer Letter Enhancements

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Professorial Assistantships

Stipend Ranges, SI Charges and Pay Periods per Semester

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