Graduate Student Appointments: Graduate Student Research Assistantship Program
Reference for Appointing Departments
This document is intended to provide general information regarding Graduate Student Research Assistantships for departmental administrator. Information describing full time stipend rates and other updates for the current academic year is available in the Memo re: Processing Appointments for Graduate Students Assistants.
References are made throughout this document to administrative units whose staff are available to respond to questions pertinent to their areas. Contact information for these units is available at the end of the document in the Contact List for GSRA Appointments
Questions about GSRA appointments and related processes which are not addressed in this document should be directed to the appropriate administrator of the academic unit.
If you have questions that are not answered in this document, or if you’d like to suggest additional information that you think ought to be published here, please let us know at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: While administrative processes for appointing G.S.R.A.'s is similar to that used in appointing G.S.I.'s and G.S.S.A.'s, G.S.R.A. appointments are not subject to the provisions of the University's collective bargaining agreement with the Graduate Employee's Organization (G.E.O.) That agreement and additional information about GSI/GSSA positions are available at http://hr.umich.edu/acadhr/.
General Information About Graduate Student Research Assistantships
- Health Insurances
- Tuition Waiver
- Sick time, vacations and holidays
- Leaves of Absence (FMLA)
- Parental leave and other benefits
- Where GSRA appointments are made
- When to process GSRA appointments
- What forms to use in processing appointments
- Sample GSRA Offer Letter and Summary of Important Appointment Information for GSRA’s