Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships at UIS are designed to recruit outstanding and promising students to graduate study.

Assistantships are available in each of our 21 master’s degree programs, as well as in over 30 campus research and support units.

Important Information


Payroll & Earnings (includes a link to the Monthly GA Tuition Benefits Net Pay calculator)

Tuition and Fee Calculator

The annual deadline to submit an application is March 15th. Read more about the Assistantship Selection Process.


GA Brochure
Download theĀ GA brochure for information regarding eligibility, benefits, etc.


GA Policy Manual
Download theĀ assistantship policy manual for graduate assistants at UIS.

Phone Number

(217) 206-6544
Toll-free: (800) 252-8533

Office Location

Room 518
PAC Building


(Please use email for all general inquiries about the GA Program)