2015–16 Graduate Assistantship Payroll Deadlines and Pay Dates

  • Students awarded a graduate assistantship for Summer 2015 only must sign up for payroll no later than May 27, 2015, to be paid on June 12, 2015.

    Students awarded a graduate assistantship for Summer 2015 only must sign up for payroll no later than May 27, 2015 to be paid on June 12, 2015. No paperwork will be accepted without the Background Clearance Request Form stating all three background checks are in progress. Please go to Required Clearance Information for more details.

    Your GA agreement must be signed, returned, and accepted by the School of Graduate Studies and Research. There will be no exceptions.

    Summer 2015-only Assistantship Pay Dates (Signed GA agreement does not extend beyond the Summer 2015 term):

    • First Pay Date: 06/12/2015
    • Final Pay Date: 09/04/2015

    Fall 2015-only Assistantship Pay Dates (Signed GA agreement includes only the Fall 2015 term):

    • First Pay Date: 09/18/2015 (deadline for all Payroll paperwork is 08/28/2015)
    • Final Pay Date: 12/25/2015

    No paperwork will be accepted without the Background Clearance Request Form stating all three background checks are in progress.

    Fall/Spring Assitantship Pay Dates (Signed GA agreement includes both Fall and Spring terms):

    • First Pay Date: 09/18/2015 (deadline for all Payroll paperwork is 08/28/2015)
    • Final Pay Date: 05/27/2015 (pending final calendar approval)

    Students who accept employment as faculty or staff at IUP cannot hold a graduate assistantship.