Academic Student Employee (ASE) Essentials

Graduate and Undergraduate students are a crucial part of the higher education workforce. They teach courses, conduct sections, read and grade papers, evaluate exams, tutor fellow students and perform other duties in support of undergraduate instruction. UC academic student employees are represented by the United Auto Workers union. At UC Santa Cruz, the UAW represents Teaching Assistants (“TAs”), Associates Ins, Teaching Fellows, Readers, and Tutors. The following links summarize some of the important terms and conditions of employment essential to hiring and supervising Academic Student Employees, and this resource is designed to assist you with your responsibilities:

Supervising Teaching Assistants - The Essentials

Supervising Readers and Tutors - The Essentials