The TA at UCLA
Every university has its own TA culture. Whether you have already taught at a different university or you are starting here, you need to be familiar with the teaching policies at UCLA and your department’s expectations from their TAs.
2008-2009 TA Handbook
The TA Handbook is a great starting place. It is an indispensable guide for new and returning TAs with information on campus resources, academic policies and procedures, and pedagogical tips. Until the handbook becomes available online, you canand we'll send you a copy through campus mail.
TA Hiring Procedures and Titles
Learn more about the official procedures for hiring of TAs, disbursing of fees, and TA titles by visiting the website of the Graduate Division.
No matter what subject you’re teaching at UCLA, you’re also teaching some kind of writing to your students, whether it’s an essay, a lab report, or an abstract. And chances are, you haven’t had much training in how to do it. Your training can begin with the
Mini-grants are available to TAs as well as to faculty members. OID provides each TA the opportunity to request up to $250 each academic year for small-scale projects which improve existing undergraduate courses. To find out more about the mini-grants or how to apply visit the Mini-Grants Program Overview, call the Mini-Grant Program office at 310 825-2790 or email . You can also Download a TA Mini-Grant Application Form (in MS Word format).