Department of Psychology

Teaching Assistants

Professors will need assistance teaching their classes:

  • Discuss the assistantship with the professor
  • Complete this application form for each semester


  • Assist a psychology professor in teaching their course
  • Specific responsibilities depend on the professor OR
  • Participate in peer advising.


  • Learn more about psychology
  • Gain teaching experience Interact with psychology faculty
  • Interact with other students
  • Gain leadership experience
  • Earn 1-3 credits in PSY 428


  • Should have received a "B" or better in the course for which you seek the teaching assistant position.

If you have any questions, contact:
Dr. Joe Melcher (chairperson), WH 102, 308-2188, or
Ms. Linda Williams (office manager), WH 102, 308-5659,

  1. Complete the on-line application form (below);
  2. The form information will be reviewed by the professor that you would like to work with;
  3. If you are accepted, you will be notified via e-mail with instructions for registering for Psy 428.

Contact Information

Class Preferences


First Choice:

(Note: you must be available during these times)

Second Choice:

(Note: you must be available during these times)

Academic Information

Indicate the coursework you have taken in psychology, including the course #, course title, term and year, instructor and grade. Separate each with a return/line break.

Indicate the coursework that you plan to take during the term you wish to be a T.A., including the course #, course title. Separate each with a return/line break.

Write a brief statement explaining why you want to be a T.A. and what you hope to get out of it.