Details for GTA Training

Please note: all steps are mandatory in order to serve as a GTA.

Please direct questions about this training to .


Quick Guides

Here is a printable quick guide to training:  Quick Reference for Spring 2020.

Here is a brief video explaining the TA training process:  


GTA Training is Friday, January 10, 2020 from 4:10 p.m. - 5:40 p.m. in Crawford Hall, Rooms A09/A11

Registration for makeups ends on February 3, 2020.

Special guidelines for International Students:
  • GTAs who are international students should register for the SET assessment (spoken English) at Graduate Student Orientation on Friday, January 10, 2020.
  • The tests will be given January 14, 2020- January 27, 2020, and the test takes about 20 minutes.
  • International GTAs should complete the assessment during the first week of class.
  • If International GTAs score below 81 on the SET, they will be required to take a UNIV402 class.
  • If an International GTA was unable to register to take the SET test during the Orientation, please email to schedule a make-up.
To complete before the end of Drop/Add
  • GTAs must register for UNIV400 on SIS.


To complete before attending training
  • Let us know you are attending:  complete the GTA Registration Google form.
  • TAs should complete the Canvas Webinar: Professional Development for GTAs .  This training will take approximately 5 hours to complete.
  • After completing the webinar, GTAs must attend the main training on Friday, January 10 from 4:10 p.m. to 5:40 p.m., or one of the following make-up sessions.   
    • Monday, February 10, 2020 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    • Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

    • Thursday, February 12, 2020 from 12:45 p.m. to  1:45 p.m.

    • If you are attending a makeup, email us at to let us know which one you will attend.  Registration for makeups ends on February 3, 2020.

If there are any questions, please contact us at  Students will be unable to work as a GTA until they have completed both the webinar and the training session.