Graduate Assistant Program

The Graduate Assistant Program within the Division of Student Affairs exists to provide practical application in the field of higher education. In the last 3 years Higher Education Master’s graduates who worked as graduate assistants in Student Affairs had a 83% Higher Education placement rate within 3 months of graduation. UNT Student Affairs has over 50 GA positions available for graduate students, which allows for a diverse set of options and experiences while working towards a degree. 

How GAs support the Division

  • Provide support for Division programs and services
  • Provide varied perspective on student engagement and student learning
  • Provide entrenchment to the UNT experience

How the Division supports GAs

  • Provide training to increase effectiveness and productivity
  • Provide professional development opportunities for GAs to gain valuable experience within their field of study
  • Provide positive learning and work environment through supervision, competitive compensation, and mentoring

Graduate Assistant Resources

Supervisor Resources

Seeking More Information?

Visit Graduate Student Support from the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Division of Student Affairs, Graduate Assistant Program Advisor - Melissa McGuire, Ph.D., melissa.mcguire@unt.edu