Becoming a Graduate Assistant

Graduate assistantships are designed to support students in their pursuit of advanced degrees at Arkansas Tech University. ATU is an Equal Access, Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Specific expectations and responsibilities of graduate assistants vary, based upon department. However, all graduate assistants are required to:

  • Work on campus
  • Complete a background check
  • Participate in a GA Orientation
  • Maintain good academic standing


*Please fill out only one application! One will work for all openings.*

If interested in multiple positions please type ANY in the second box on the GA application or list the offices desired. No need to submit applications for each position!

*Currently all positions for the Fall 2016 semester have been filled.  Positions for the spring, 2017 semester will be posted to this site by early November.


Orientation Info

Graduate Student Orientation (optional)

New and Returning GA Orientation (mandatory)

Please call the Graduate College with any questions about the assistantship process at 479-968-0398