Each College House has a diverse team of Graduate Associates (or GAs), graduate students selected from the doctoral and professional programs of the University's twelve schools. GAs bring a slightly different viewpoint to the life of the community and also offer special academic or professional expertise in their fields of study. GAs sponsor or join in the numerous academic and co-curricular activities of each College House.
The GA application process for 2016-17 will begin February 2, 2016 for new applicants.
For current GAs requesting to return as a GA for another year, the application process will begin on December 1, 2015.
Becoming a Graduate Associate
Post-Application Process: What Happens Next
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