Loyola University Chicago

Division of Student Development

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistants

2016-2017 Graduate Assistants during Orientation

A variety of Graduate Assistantships are available on an annual basis. Each assistantship provides graduate students with developmental and professional opportunities, as well as financial support (in the form of up to 18 credit hours of tuition per year plus a stipend, which varies by position). Graduate Assistants are typically hired on a 9-12 month contract, work 18 hours per week, and must be enrolled full-time each semester (9 graduate credit hours in the fall and spring).

To read testimonials from Graduate Assistants about their experiences, please click here.

How to Apply (Deadline: 4:00 PM, CST, Monday, January 2, 2017)

Important Dates (2017-2018)

DateProcess
Mon, 11/7/16 Position list updated and graduate assistant online application available.
Fri, 12/16/16 FINAL list of available Graduate Assistantships posted.
Mon, 4 pm CST, 1/2/17 Application deadline.
Fri, 2/17/17 On-campus interview candidates identified and notified by this date if not sooner, via email (candidates are encouraged, but not required, to attend on-campus interviews). Candidates begin working with Recruitment Coordination Team, via DSDGrads@luc.edu, to schedule interviews.
Thu, 3/2/17 Preview Days Begins: 7 pm tour of Water Tower Campus, followed by Higher Education faculty presentations and a graduate student panel.
Fri, 3/3/17 Most Student Development departments and offices conduct on-campus interviews at our Lakeshore Campus. Preview Days Ends.
Mon, 3/6/17 Any candidates who interviewed for multiple positions are asked to rank position based upon their preferences.
Wed, 3/15/17 All interviews, including phone interviews, to be completed.
Fri, 3/17/17 Offers extended to candidates.
Fri, 4/15/17 or later Terms of Appointment issued to newly hired Graduate Assistants.

 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application or application process, please email DSDGrads@luc.edu*:

*Note that email is strongly preferred and often quicker than phone; office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm.

Kevin Bryant, J.D., Program Coordinator, 312-915-6713
Jack McLean, J.D., Assistant Vice President, 312-915-6233

Prior to admission, if you have questions or need information regarding the Higher Education M.Ed. Program, including requirements, deadlines, and/or course information, please contact:

Graduate and Professional Enrollment Management
gradapp@luc.edu | 312-915-8950 | 800 Lewis Towers
Water Tower Campus, Loyola University Chicago

Prior to admission, if you have questions or need information regarding the Higher Education Ph.D. Program, including requirements, deadlines, and/or course information, please contact:

Wendy Johnson
School of Education
wjohns7@luc.edu | 312-915-6871 | 1129 Lewis Towers
Water Tower Campus, Loyola University Chicago

If you have any questions or concerns regarding other graduate programs at Loyola University Chicago, please consult the program's website for the appropriate contact.