University of Rhode Island -- Graduate Assistants United tuition/fee waivers

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All graduate assistants covered by this Agreement shall receive tuition remission, up to 12 credit hours per semester, which shall be pro-rated to the percentage of appointment.


The University agrees to waive the $100.00 commuter parking fee for all graduate assistants employed at least 20 hours per week effective August 29, 2011; August 27, 2012 and August 26, 2013. This article applies to all spring semester graduate assistants in addition to all fall semester graduate assistants.

Graduate assistants may park in the following lots from the hours of 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and weekends, except commencement and fall move-in weekend, in order to pursue their research and/or teaching responsibilities:

Baird Hill Staff Lot; Fine Arts Staff and Visitor (South Side) Lots; Morrill Parking Lot; Kelley Hall Lot

In addition, graduate assistants may park in the lot at the corner of Flagg and Plains Roads at any time during the day.

Other than these times and locations, unauthorized vehicles are subject to ticketing and/or removal. All vehicles must display a current URI decal. Except as noted above, other parking regulations remain in effect.

Article XIX – FEES

All full-time twenty (20) hour per week graduate assistants covered by this Agreement and employed as of August 28, 2011, August 26, 2012 and August 25, 2013 for the first semester and January 1, 2012 and December 30, 2012 and December 31, 2013 for the second semester shall receive a twenty (20) percent waiver of the graduate student fees.