Assistantships

professors on stepsGraduate assistantships are a great way to help finance your graduate experience at Xavier University. Graduate assistantship (GA) positions are available in many offices and departments on campus and provide an opportunity to gain valuable professional experience.

Office type GA positions offer an hourly wage and tuition remission in exchange for 10-20 hours of work per week for the full 16 week semester. Tuition remission, hours of work, and job responsibilities vary by position.

Weekend Degree GAs assist undergraduate instructors in the delivery of materials and instruction. Weekend Degree courses are held on Saturdays for eight weeks. Weekend Degree GAs work a total of eight hours per week for the eight week duration of the course and must be available on Saturdays and Sundays. Compensation includes an hourly wage and tuition remission. Tuition remission corresponds with the number of credits of the Weekend Degree course, i.e., a three credit Weekend Degree course offers three credits of graduate tuition remission.

Students applying for Weekend Degree Graduate Assistantships must have relevant experience, an applicable undergraduate degree, or should be pursuing a graduate degree in the specific area of the course.

Important Information

Applicants must be accepted into a degree seeking program at Xavier University to be considered for a graduate assistantship. Assistantship applications from students in non-degree programs and students in the application process will not be submitted for consideration.

Appointment as a graduate assistant may affect other financial aid eligibility. A student may receive more than one weekend degree assistantship but contract hours may not exceed 20 hours per week. Xavier employees and their dependents, and students receiving any Xavier grant, scholarship, or tuition discount are not eligible to apply.

  • Graduate Assistantship Application: Download
  • Weekend Degree Graduate Assistantship Application: Download
  • Graduate Assistantship Positions: Open positions for the Spring 2015 semester will be posted on October 1, 2014
  • Weekend Degree Graduate Assistantship Positions: Open positions for the Spring 2015 semester will be posted on October 1, 2014.

All general questions regarding the position must be directed to:

Xavier University
Office of Graduate Services
100 Hailstones Hall
Cincinnati, OH 45207-3211
Phone: (513) 745-3360