Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
1. Q: Who do I contact with questions or concerns about TA/RA procedures?
A: Maureen Jordan (email@example.com)
2. Q: How many hours can students work for pay during each semester?
A: TAs can work a maximum of 100 hours and RAs may work 150 hours.
3. Q: Do RAs have to work 10 hours a week?
A: An RA is limited by the ABA standard of “no more than 20 hours a week” and the maximum number of hours approved for the position.
4. Q: Can I obtain a GPA waiver?
A: Because serving as a TA/RA is an honor, we ask that you do not send any requests for GPA waivers. Students who do not have at least a 2.75 should focus on their own academic studies.
5. Q: Can a faculty member more than one RA?
A: You can have two students split the 150 hours of pay during the semester.
6. Q: Can a student earn Pro Bono hours for being a TA/RA?
A: No, students may not earn Pro Bono hours for serving as a TA/RA.
7. Q: How many hours does a student need to complete to receive credit?
A: The student must work a minimum of 60 hours during the semester. Anything above that is at the professor’s and student’s discretion.
8. Q: Can I request my TA/RA for another semester now?
A: No. Requests are completed each semester and you will receive an email alerting you that it is time to request your TA/RA for the upcoming semester.