New Graduate Assistant

Getting started with the employment process:

  1. Schedule an appointment to have your employment eligibilty confirmed using the Academic Personnel I-9 calendar
    1. It is very important that you bring your unexpired documents which show both identity and employment authorization.   Please review the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and the List of Acceptable Documents  before you arrive for your appointment.
    2. New hire forms will be sent to your email via DocuSign, the platform Kent State Uses to capture electronic signatures for new hire documents.  A confirmation email will be sent after all documents have been completed.  Please note, the new hire process is not final, until you visit Academic Personnel in person.
  2. Review your options for participation in a retirement plan (Graduate Assistant Retirement Information)
  3. Please enroll in (Direct Deposit), the process by which the university deposits your paycheck directly into your checking or savings account.  
  4. Tax information is available through (Taxation). 

If you have any questions, please contact Academic_Personnel@kent.edu or by calling 330-672-8717.


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