Assistantships, out-of-state fee waivers, and in-state fee waivers are awarded on a competitive basis. Awards and assignments are usually made for two semesters, although one-semester assignments can be made on occasion. Most assistantship assignments require 20 hours of service per week.

Assistantships, out-of-state fee waivers, and in-state fee waivers are awarded to graduate students only on a competitive basis.