GAs and TAs must not begin work until their contract is approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies and all required documentation is submitted to Human Resources.
Departments are to refer to the above schedule and ensure that the contract start date is aligned with the respective deadline for submitting completed contracts listed on the schedule, noting that GAs and TAs must not begin work until they receive email confirmation that their contract has been approved.
Detailed instructions for departments for completing and submitting contracts are posted on the GA/TA appointment guidelines webpage.
Graduate Students Payroll Deferment Plan:
Note that if students receiving GAs wish to enroll in the payroll deferment plan through the Cashier's Office, a payroll deferment form must be submitted to the cashier's office each term within the cashier's posted deadline - for details refer to the instructions on the cashier's payment options webpage under "Graduate Students Payroll Deferment Plan".