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Graduate Assistantships

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in our graduate assistantships. We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The typical University Housing Assistantship timeline is below:

  • Application accepted and are reviewed starting in November.
  • Phone interviews for selected candidates occur in November, December, and January.
  • On-campus interviews for selected candidates are held mid-February and coincide with the College Student Personnel graduate program interview weekend.
  • Offers for the graduate assistantships usually occur during the first couple weeks in March.

2017-2018 timeline information and important dates:

  • Interviews for housing assistantships will take place on Saturday, February 18th, 2017.
  • College Student Personnel candidates may also be interviewed on Friday, February 17, 2017.
  • Admitted CSP Students receive first consideration; however positions remain open until all are filled
  • The deadline for applying to the College Student Personnel program is December 1, 2016
  • Applicants for all graduate assistantships should complete an online eRezLife Graduate Assistantship application here, which requires a cover letter, resum√© and list of references.


Questions about the process or the positions should be directed to:

Jerry Adams, Associate Director
Department of University Housing
405 Student Services Building
Knoxville, TN 37996-0241
Telephone: (865) 974-2571


Position Descriptions:

Area Graduate Assistant Position Description
Assistant Hall Director Position Description
URHC/NRHH Advisor Graduate Assistant Position Description

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