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ISyE TA Application

Students interested in becoming a TA for the upcoming semester must fill out an application form for submission. Please note that all TAs, regardless of experience, must be available to work one week before and one week after the course term. In addition, all Fall and Spring TAs must attend a seminar held during the first week of the appointment.

Applying for Positions

Students interested in becoming a TA for the upcoming semester must complete and submit an application form. Note that applying for a TA position DOES NOT necessarily guarantee you for financial support. In order to complete an application form, students are required to log in with their Internet (x-500) ID. Newly admitted students can learn how to activate their IDs here.

ISyE TA Application Form

FAQs about the TA application process

TA Application Timelines

Fall application deadline: May 15

Spring application deadline: December 8

*The number and timing of position assignments depend upon class enrollment

Fall Semester

mid April to June

Appointment Dates:

8/29/16 to 1/11/17

Spring Semester

Application Availability
November to January

Appointment Dates:

1/12/17 to 5/28/17


Summer Sessions

Application Availability
by invite only

Appointment Dates:

Check course catalog


Resources for Current TAs

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


Upcoming Seminar


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