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Perks for Graduate Assistants

Each year, Ball State offers more than 900 assistantships to qualified graduate students. Being a graduate assistant (GA) has many advantages, affording you the opportunity to gain meaningful professional experience while pursuing your degree.

At Ball State, graduate assistants also enjoy the following perks:

  • Graduate assistants are entitled to a discount on books at the Ball State Bookstore in the Art and Journalism Building (AJ). These discounts only apply during the term(s) in which the student is employed as a GA.
  • Graduate assistants are eligible to open checking/savings accounts and take loans from the Ball State Federal Credit Union.
  • The spouse and children of a graduate assistant are eligible to pay Indiana-resident tuition rates for classes at Ball State.

Additionally, all graduate students:

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Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 866-285-GRAD (toll-free)
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