Graduate Assistantship Application Information

All of the Graduate Assistantships for the 2015-2016 academic year have been filled. Please check back in the fall regarding applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. 


  • October 2014: Application for the 2015-2016 academic year available
  • February to April 2015: Search committee will conduct phone interviews for applicants not attending the Oshkosh Placement Exchange
  • February 26 to March 1, 2015: Search committee will conduct interviews at the Oshkosh Placement Exchange
  • March 15, 2015: Application materials for the M.Ed. Counseling- Student Affairs program are due
  • April 2015: Rolling offers will be made upon acceptance to applicant’s graduate program
  • July 2015: Foundations training for graduate and professional staff

Apply Online

In order to be considered for one of the Graduate Assistantships in Housing and Residence Life, you must complete the application process outlined below.

  • Review position descriptions for all of the Graduate Assistantships available in Housing and Residence Life. 
  • Complete the online Graduate Assistant application form.
  • Email cover letter(s), resume, and unofficial transcripts to  Applicants should submit separate cover letters specifically addressing each of the positions for which they are applying. 
  • Complete all steps of application to the NAU Graduate Program of interest. 

Please note that initial information for all of the assistantships is collected through one application.  Candidates may have position specific interviews for each of various graduate assistantships available through Housing and Residence Life. 

Graduate Program Information

Preference is given to those who are in the Counseling-Student Affairs program, however we also consider applicants in other graduate degree programs. There are programs that, due to the academic rigor, prohibit an assistantship of this type. If you have any questions about graduate programs, please contact the academic departments directly.  

Please reference the Counseling-Student Affairs program website for more information about the program. For specific questions about the academic program, contact Dr. Susan Longerbeam, Associate Professor.



Please email or call (928)523-5840 with any questions.