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Graduate Assistance

Graduate students in the Department of Computing Sciences are welcome to apply to become a Graduate Assistant or a Tuition Scholar. A Graduate Assistant works 20 hours per week for the department, and receives a tuition waiver and a financial stipend. A Tuition Scholar works 7 hours per week and receives a tuition waiver.

Particular responsibilities may include:

  • Teaching Assistants - helping faculty members administer courses, including grading, holding office hours, lab support, and material preparation
  • Research Assistants - helping faculty members with particular research projects
  • Systems Support - assisting the full-time system management staff maintain the department labs and networks, or helping develop and maintain the department web site.
  • Office Support - assisting the main office staff and faculty members with various administrative tasks

Applications are accepted mid-semester for positions in the following semester. Announcements are made by mail and in graduate classes regarding applications and deadlines.

To apply please download the Application Form and follow the included directions.

Contact Information

Dept of Computing Sciences
161 Mendel Science Center
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1699

UG Program: 610-519-7307

Grad Program: 610-519-7310

Fax: 610-519-7889

Department Web Site:
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