Program Highlights

Graduate Assistantships at UIS are designed to:

  • Recruit outstanding and promising students to graduate study, with special attention to enhancing diversity;
  • Provide appropriate graduate-level learning experiences through supervised assignment;
  • Provide support that enables graduate students to complete their degrees in a timely fashion;
  • Provide the campus with support services in selected programs and areas.

Assistantships are available in each of the our 20 master’s degree programs, as well as in over 30 campus research and support units.