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Update regarding remote instruction for Spring 2020:

The LA Program has closed its applications for the 2020 - 2021 academic year. Interviews will be conducted online through a Canvas site using Big Blue Button. If applicants are invited for an interview, they will receive an invitation to join the Canvas site. See the 2020 - 2021 Academic Year LA Program Application link below. 

Questions? Please email Dr. Corey Ptak at

2020 - 2021 Academic Year

Applications for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Learning Assistant (LA) positions have closed (they were open from February 21 - April 23). 

If you are interested in learning more about being an LA for the future semesters or have any questions, please contact the LA Program Staff at

Group Interviews

Applicants who advance to the interview stage will be notified via email. These applicants will be added to a Canvas site to facilitate signing up for a group interview. Sign up occurs on a first-come, first-served basis and closes 36 hours before the session starts. Each interview session is limited to 18 applicants.


All applicants eligible for the 2020 - 2021 academic year learning assistant positions will be informed of their application status starting in May through the summer break via email. If you applied online for this position and have not received an email about your status by then, please contact the LA Program Staff at

Type of Offer

Applicants can expect to receive one of two types of offers.

  • Standard: Offered to applicants who have already completed the course(s) to which they will be assigned.
  • Conditional: Offered to applicants who are currently enrolled in the course to which they will be assigned. These positions are offered to the applicant on the condition that at least a B+ in the course has been earned.

Partnering Courses

The list of partnering courses with the LA Program can be found on our partnering courses web page.