Graduate Assistantships: Forms

Graduate Assistantship Resources

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Amanda Athey
205 Administration Building
Graduate School
2000 Lakeshore Drive
University of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70148

Please remember that our office has a two-week internal deadline for processing GA paperwork, so we suggest that packets be submitted as early as possible to avoid delays in payment. Only packets that meet the Rules and Regulations for GAs will be processed.

Faculty/Staff Use

Graduate Assistant Forms Now in SharePoint

Note: You may need to log into SharePoint before you can view the documents. You will need to enter your UNO username + and password.

Forms to be completed by Newly Hired Student

Forms available in SharePoint 
  • Graduate Assistant Biographical Data Card - This form is to be filled out by the student and should be verified by the department
  • Confidentiality Agreement - This form serves to protect the privacy of all student, faculty, and employee data. Must be signed by all Graduate Assistants.
  • Loyalty Oath - All University employees are required to sign a loyalty oath.
  • Rights and Responsibilities - This form states the graduate assistant rights and responsibilities. Make sure the student reads and understands this form. Give the student a copy of the form: they are responsible for following these guidelines.

Employment Eligibility documents to be submitted directly to Human Resource Management (AD 213)

Form I-9 - PDF - Documentation of authorization to work in the United States

New Hire forms to be submitted directly to Payroll (AD 216)

  • Direct Deposit - PDF - This form is (REQUIRED) and is to be filled out by the student. All University of New Orleans payroll disbursements are made electronically. 
  • Form L-4 - PDF - This is the State of Louisiana's Employee Withholding Exemption Certificate. It is used to withhold the correct amount of state income tax from an employee's salary.
  • Form W-4 - PDF - This is the United State's Employee Withholding Allowance Certificate. It is used to withhold the correct amount of federal income tax from an employee's salary. International students must have the tax compliance officer, King Chan, approve their tax forms. His number is (504) 280-3207 and his email is