RA, TA, PA and LSA Appointments
Fall and Spring Terms


Under Wisconsin Statute 36.27(3)(g), the contract with the Teaching Assistants' Association (TAA), and University policy, the University remits the full tuition for Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Program/Project Assistants and Lecturer Student Assistants, and the non-resident tuition for certain Instructional Academic Staff and University Fellows who hold eligible appointments.

Students are responsible for paying their segregated fees and any other fees such as the Official Document Fee, the International Student Fee and Late Initial Enrollment Fee, which must be paid by deferred due date (see information below), regardless of when the Bursar's Office is notified of the eligible appointment.

For additional information regarding the policy for graduate assistant payment of segregated and other fees, please click here http://www.bussvc.wisc.edu/bursar/lteTaa.html

Students who finish their degree in the middle of a term will be eligible to keep their tuition remission for that term, as long as they remain on payroll for no less than a 33% appt, through the date that they receive their degree.

Students who withdraw in the middle of a term will lose their tuition remission if the duration of their appointment is not sufficient to meet the 33% for 4.5 months appointment requirement.


The following requirements determine graduate student eligibility for a full tuition remission/waiver based on a RA, TA, PA and LSA appointment.

A-Basis (Annual) EFFECTIVE 7/1/2017

TitleTitle
Code
Fall/Spring
Acct
Number

Annual
Basis

Full
Time

Rate 12

months

Monthly
Gross at
100%
Monthly
Gross at
33%
appointment
Summer
(20% of
gross *3
months)
Per
Hour
Research Assistant Y41NN 1232 44,162.00 3,680.17 1,214.46 2,208.10 23.00
(fixed) 33% x 4.5 mo. = 5,465.07
Program Assistant Y42NN 1211 39,590.00 3,299.17 1,088.73 1,979.50 20.62
(minimum) 33% x 4.5 mo. = 4,899.29
Project Assistant Y43NN 1211 39,590.00 3,299.17 1,088.73 1,979.50 20.62
(minimum) 33% x 4.5 mo. = 4,899.29
Lecturer (SA) Y30NN 1211 45,522.00 3,793.50 1,251.86 2,276.10 23.71
(minimum) 33% x 4.5 mo. = 5,633.37

 

C-Basis (Academic) EFFECTIVE 8/29/2016

TitleTitle
Code
Fall/Spring
Acct
Number

Academic
Basis

Full
Time

Rate 9

months

Monthly
Gross at
100%
Monthly
Gross at
a 33%
appointment
Summer
(20% of
gross *3
months)
Per
Hour

Research Assistant-

Y41NN 1231 36,133.00 4,014.78 1,324.88 2,408.87 25.09
(fixed) 33% x 4.5 mo. = 5,961.96
Program Assistant Y42NN 1212 32,392.00 3,599.11 1,187.71 2,159.47 22.49
(minimum) 33% x 4.5 mo. = 5,344.70
Project Assistant Y43NN 1212 32,392.00 3,599.11 1,187.71 2,159.47 22.49
(minimum) 33% x 4.5 mo. = 5,344.70
Lecturer (SA) Y30NN 1222 37,245.00 4,138.34 1,365.65 2,483.00 25.87
(minimum) 33% x 4.5 mo. = 6,145.43
Teaching Assistant- Y33NN 1222 32,392.00 3,599.11 1,187.71 2,159.47 22.49
Standard 33% x 4.5 mo. = 5,344.70

Teaching Assistant-

Y33ND 1222 36,133.00 4,014.78 1,324.88 2,408.90 25.09
Senior 33% x 4.5 mo. = 5,962.05

This information is provided for tuition remission eligibility guidance only. Appointment percentages impact other payroll and benefit determinations. For more information please contact your payroll specialist.

Grader Reader Y43NG 1214 17.36/hr 4,496.24   NA

The 4496.24 amount is based on a requirement of 259 hours per Fall or Spring term.


Please refer to the grid below to determine begin and end appointment dates for A-Basis and C-Basis positions to ensure a total of 4 ½ months are worked for a 33% appointment.


A-Basis (Annual)
Fall 2017 09/01/2017 01/15/2018
Spring 2018 01/16/2018 05/31/2018

C-Basis (Academic)
Fall 2017 08/21/2017 01/04/2018
Spring 2018 01/05/2018 05/20/2018

 

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