Graduate Assistant Pay Practices

Academic staff are paid a salary. They do not receive more pay for:

  • working more than 40 hours a week
  • accepting or responding to work-related calls outside the usual workday
  • returning to work outside the usual workday
  • working on a University holiday
  • the time of day work is performed

Find more information about graduate assistants in the Graduate Assistant Employment Administrative policy.

Graduate assistants are eligible for holiday pay (eligibility varies; see the Graduate Assistant Employment Work Rules for more information).

Graduate assistants are not eligible for:

  • Shift differential
  • Overtime
  • Callback
  • On call