Financial support is available from the department for graduate students as graduate assistants, graduate teaching assistants, and graduate research assistants. In addition, several multi-year or single-year fellowships are available for entering graduate students. Available positions are filled on a competitive basis. Besides financial aid from the department, the graduate school has several fellowships.
A description of policies that apply to all graduate assistantships is provided in the graduate catalog in the section titled, “Policy for the Administration of Graduate Assistantships.” This discussion covers topics such as the rights, responsibilities, evaluation, supervision, training, and work assignments of graduate assistants.