Important Information

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP TUITION WAIVERS

Important Information

  1. Graduate Assistants must be in good academic standing and carry a minimum of 6 credits while employed as a Graduate Assistant unless approved and enrolled in 700F or 800.
  2. Graduate Assistants must be employed at least 12 weeks during the semester (not including spring break during the spring semester).
  3. Graduate Assistants are responsible for paying their student fees.  Failure to do so will result in a Financial Obligation inhibiting their usage of services on campus such as: borrowing of books at any UH System library, gym usage, etc.
  4. Graduate Assistants must submit a Graduate Assistant Tuition Exemption Request Form (GATEX) form every semester (regardless of whether their appointment continues from a previous semester) to receive a tuition waiver.
  5. Graduate Assistant appointments are 0.50 FTE appointments that carry full tuition exemptions, or .25 FTE appointments that carry an exemption half the total tuition, excluding any student fees.
    • Appointments at less than 0.50 FTE require semester approval from the Office of Graduate Education. Such appointments are approved only in truly exceptional cases.
  6. Graduate assistants who are registering for more than 9 credits or who may want to work more than 20 hours a week must obtain approval from the Office of Graduate Education. The required form is found here.
  7. Graduate assistants may always check the status of their tuition exemption via the MyUH Portal.

 

Spring 2017 GATEX submission and employment appointment deadlines

Fall 2017 GATEX submission and employment appointment deadlines