Use this form to request Readers, UMass Graduate Student Teaching Associates/Assistants, and UMass Research Assistants.
The Associate Provost meets with Chairs during the fall semester in order to review and approve staffing needs for the following academic year.
Once a course or position is approved by the Associate Provost, it is also required that a Temporary Appointment Form is completed by the Chair in order to appoint a specific individual to the college.
UMass graduate students are under a Graduate Employee Organization (GEO) contract. Salary/wage increases may be mandated by GEO contract during the appointment period.
Note: UMass graduate students are also required to complete a College Affiliate Form. Appointment arrangements are made through the UMass Graduate Assistantship Office. Questions regarding the university's terms, conditions, and benefits should be addressed to Katie Mooney, Director of Graduate Assistantships, email@example.com.
Questions? Teaching Assistants/Associates: Contact Emily Robinson, firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-585-3010.
Please complete and submit this form to request a UMass Graduate Student Research Assistant appointment. Your form will be forwarded to Emily Robinson, Assistant Director of Sponsored Research (email@example.com).
UMass graduate students are under a Graduate Employee Organization (GEO) contract. Salary/wage increases may be mandated by GEO contract during the appointment period. These increases (often established retroactively) and any other costs associated are the responsibility of the named supervisor.
Please read the information below before completing the form to understand the guidelines for readers and the basis on which requests are evaluated.
Current practices regarding readers in courses (see Appendix B, Faculty Code) are as follows: