- Students or supervisors encountering concerns or challenges with a graduate assistantship are encouraged to seek advice and assistance from the following or other relevant sources, as appropriate and in this sequence if possible: the student’s advisor or program director, the chair of the student’s department, the associate dean for graduate affairs in the student’s school or college, the supervisor’s own supervisor, the Office of Graduate Education and Life.
Graduate assistants are
not technically considered to be employees, and so
the WVU Division of Human Resources does not hold any
jurisdiction over assistantship arrangements. However, guidelines and
procedures relevant to employees (http://www.hr.wvu.edu/ – see especially
Employee Relations and Training and Development, and the Student
Employment Handbook may
be helpful in guiding resolution of some problems.
assistants are expected to conform to University policies, procedures, and
regulations concerning teaching, as documented in the University catalogs, the Provost’s
and other related information.