Teaching Assistant Application and Information

Apply to be a Teaching Assistant

Students interested in becoming a Teaching Assistant (TA) for the upcoming semester should fill out an application. Please note that all TAs, regardless of experience, must be available to work one week before and one week after the course term. 

To complete an application, students must log in with their University of Minnesota Internet (x-500) ID.

Priority for TA positions is typically given to PhD students. The number of TA positions in a given semester depends upon class enrollments.

Fall application deadline: May 15

Spring application deadline: December 5

Resources for Current Teaching Assistants

FERPA (pdf)
As a TA, this federal statute directly affects you. See what actions you need to take to stay in compliance.