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Graduate Assistant Selection Procedures

Domestic Graduate Assistants

  • Send appointment memorandum with Criminal Background Check Request Form and all attached documents to applicant with the admission letter (see template Memorandum B (pdf) recommended wording for paragraphs 1-4; wording in paragraph 5 is required).
  • Complete the Hiring Department Information of the Criminal Background Check Request Form and send to Background Check Manager in Human Capital Services. (Note: Allow 3-5 working days for processing)
  • Follow the Graduate Student Checklist for required hiring documents.

Non-Resident Aliens Previously Residing in US Within the Last Seven Years

  • Send appointment memorandum with Criminal Background Check Request Form and all attached documents to applicant with the admission letter (see template Memorandum B (pdf) recommended wording for paragraphs 1-4; wording in paragraph 5 is required).
  • Complete the Hiring Department Information of the Criminal Background Check Request Form and send to Background Check Manager in the Division of Human Resources. (Note: Allow 3-5 working days for processing)
  • Follow the Graduate Student Checklist for required hiring documents.

Non-Resident Aliens Who Have Not Resided in the US Within the Last Seven Years