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Graduate Assistantship Awards

Next Steps for Students

Students who have received a graduate assistantship and returned their signed agreement to the School of Graduate Studies and Research must report to Student Payroll Services in Sutton Hall, Room G-11 before the start of the assistantship assignment to finalize information needed to pay stipends.

In order to be paid on the first pay date, September 19, 2014, graduate assistants must sign up for payroll no later than August 22, 2014, and your agreement must be signed, returned, and accepted by the Graduate School.  There will be no exceptions.

If the assistantship assignment is at the Dixon Center, Monroeville Graduate and Professional Center, or other sites, students must mail the required information to IUP’s Payroll Services Office: Sutton Hall, Room G11, 1011 South Drive, Indiana, PA 15705

Information required by Payroll Services for first time graduate assistants (in order for graduate assistant stipends to be paid):

  • Copy of Social Security Card
  • One form of photo identification
  • Direct Deposit form (optional, but strongly encouraged)

Information required by Payroll Services for returning graduate assistants (in order for graduate assistant stipends to be paid):

Information must be completed and presented no later than the first day of employment.

Information required by Payroll Services for International Students (based on federal law in order for stipends to be paid):

Information must be completed and presented no later than the first day of employment.

View 2014-2015 Graduate Assistantship Payroll Deadlines and Pay Dates



  • School of Graduate Studies and Research
  • Stright Hall, Room 101
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1048
  • Phone: 724-357-2222
  • Fax: 724-357-4862
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Summer: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.