Paying Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants
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First Published :Sun Apr 12 17:53:42 GMT 2015
Last Modified :Wed May 06 17:27:20 GMT 2015
Last Published :Wed May 06 17:27:20 GMT 2015
how TAs and RAs are paid at Tufts University
All Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants are payroll positions because they perform a service to the university. These students, coded in payroll as 'contract students', are paid semi-monthly. They are not required to report hours to payroll.
TAs and RAs are paid differently that if someone was being paid via a scholarship, which some term stipend. These stipends are paid via Accounts Payable on a check voucher form. A non-payroll stipend is generally described as an allowance for payment to an individual for their attendance or participation in a program or study.
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