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Appointment Periods and FTE Information

Appointment Period

Appointment Period Start Date End Date
Full Fiscal Year 07/01/2019 06/30/2020
Fall Only Fiscal 07/01/2019 12/31/2019
Spring Only Fiscal 01/01/2020 06/30/2020
Full Academic Year 08/19/2019 05/24/2020
Fall Only Semester 08/19/2019 01/05/2020
Spring Only Semester 01/06/2020 05/24/2020

FTE Information

GAs are appointed. As such, their reported hours may not be reduced in most cases. During periods where a GA is concurrently enrolled, total on-campus appointment may not exceed 26.4 hours per week (0.66 FTE). International GAs on F-1 or J-1 visas are subject to additional restriction: their appointment may not exceed 20 hours per week (0.50 FTE) while they are concurrently enrolled.

GAs appointed at 0.66 FTE cannot be compensated over their FTE except during winter or summer.  GAs appointed at less than 0.66 that work hours above their designated FTE must be paid via supplemental compensation. A GA may also hold multiple appointments so long as the total FTE does not exceed the restrictions.

The University of Arizona has approved four possible FTE’s and maximum payable hours for GAs.

FTE Hours Per Pay Period
0.25 20.0
0.33 26.4
0.50 40.0
0.66 52.8



Last updated 30 May 2019