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Graduate Assistantships


Please contact the department you are interested in working for to obtain detailed information on available assistantships and on how to apply. Graduate Coordinators are typically responsible for hiring graduate assistants for the academic units of the university. See the Graduate Coordinator contact information page to contact the coordinator for your program.

If you have additional questions in reference to the Graduate Assistantship Program, please contact (859.622.1744).

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Background checks are required of all graduate assistants. Students nominated for graduate assistantships must submit their information via the Human Resources Online Employment System to authorize initiation of the background check. You will be notified within 7 to 10 days of the outcome of the background screening.