ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

Obtaining Tuition Benefits for May and Summer Sessions/Terms

Students eligible to receive tuition benefits for the May and Summer sessions/terms must complete and submit the May and Summer Sessions/Terms Request for Graduate Assistant Tuition Benefits form to Graduate Assistant Employment Services via:

  • email: gaesinfo@umn.edu
  • fax: 612-626-7911
  • mail or in person: 660 WBOB, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Summer term dates are May 29-August 27, 2017.
The Law School has one summer term from May 15-August 13, 2017.

Summer Term and Summer Session Graduate Assistantships

  • To receive tuition benefits, you must be placed in a tuition-bearing classification title
  • To receive maximum tuition benefits for the summer term, you must work at least 260 hours during the Summer term dates (except students in job code 9574)
  • To receive any tuition benefits, you must work at least 65 hours during the Summer term dates.
  • Students with job code 9574 (Summer Session Teaching Assistant with tuition benefits) must work at least 160 hours during the May/Summer session in order to receive maximum tuition benefits for the May/Summer session.
  • Students with job code 9574 (Summer Session Teaching Assistant with tuition benefits) must work at least 40 hours during the May/Summer session in order to receive any tuition benefits for the May/Summer session.
  • Hours worked must be within the official summer term calendar dates of May 29-August 27, 2017, to be credited for tuition benefits.

Tuition-bearing Graduate Assistant Job Codes and Titles

Registration is NOT required during the May session nor summer terms.

Job CodeTitleMaximum Benefit

9511

Teaching assistant

$8120.00

9515

Graduate instructor

$8120.00

9521

Research assistant

$8120.00

9526

Graduate research project assistant

$8120.00

9531

Administrative fellow

$8120.00

9553

Dental fellow

$8120.00

9554

Medical fellow

$8120.00

9559

Medical resident

$8120.00

9574

Summer session TA w/tuition benefit

$8120.00

9517

Ph.D. candidate graduate instructor

$1353.34

9518

Advanced masters teaching assistant

$1353.34

9519

Ph.D. (w/24 thesis credits) teaching assistant

$1353.34

9527

Ph.D. candidate graduate research project assistant

$1353.34

9528

Advanced masters research assistant

$1353.34

9529

Ph.D. (w/24 thesis credits) research assistant

$1353.34

9532

Advanced masters administrative fellow

$1353.34

9533

Ph.D. (w/24 thesis credits) administrative fellow

$1353.34

9538

Legal project assistant

$20,588.00

Non Tuition-bearing Job Codes

9535, 9539, 9571, 9572, 9573, and 9575

Detailed Tuition Benefits Calculation

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P: 612-624-8081

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