Receiving Your Stipend
Students appointed on an assistantship (TA, GRA, GA, RA) for the fall semester will receive stipend payments on a semimonthly pay calendar, beginning on August 31. The first paycheck for spring appointments is paid on January 15. The first paycheck for the summer appointment generally is paid on May 31. Assistantship stipend payments are paid semi-monthly throughout the semester in Workday. The first and last payments are partial payments, you can find your specific payment details in your appointment letter. Your GFA can help you if you need a copy of your appointment letter for the semester.
Students appointed on a fellowship for should receive their stipends within the first few days the first day of classes of that semester. As a reminder, fellowship checks are generally paid in one payment at the beginning of each semester as a bursar refund. You can find your specific payment details in your fellowship award letter. Your GFA can help you if you need a copy of your award letter.