GA/TA Contract Processing Dates

GAs and TAs must not commence their GA/TA duties until email confirmation of the approval of their contract is received from Human Resources. 

Departments are to ensure that the GA/TA contract start date is aligned with the respective deadline for submitting completed contracts listed on the schedule:

Winter term 2024 GA/TA contracts processing schedule

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".