Graduate Assistant Minimum Stipend

2017-2018 Academic Year Stipend for Graduate Assistants

The 2017-2018 academic year minimum monthly stipend for graduate assistants will be $1584, which includes an increase of 2.25%. The increase is subject to final Board of Governor approval.

Payroll classification for 2017-2018:

  • Half-time (20 hours per week) Graduate Assistant $1,584 per month
  • Quarter-time (10 hours per week) Graduate Assistant $792 per month

It is strongly recommended that full-time graduate students be limited to a half-time assistantship as noted in Section F.2.3 of the Graduate and Professional Bulletin; greater than half-time appointments should be considered for exceptional cases.

Please contact Dustin.Grantham@ColoState.edu if you have questions.