Payroll Policy and Procedure Manual
Section 300: Payment of Graduate Student Employees
Effective: 01/01/2001
Revised: 11/14/2019


Beginning Fall 2004, graduate assistants with at least 0.2 FTE are required to enroll in the mandatory health insurance plan, unless they can properly secure a waiver. The health insurance plan is administered by OSU Office of Human Resources.  For more information, please see the Graduate Student Insurance website for Graduate Assistance Insurance information.

Additional Information

  • Pharmacy Interns, Residents, and Trainees, DVM Clinicians and Postdoctoral Scholars while not considered graduate students or graduate assistants, are eligible for health insurance administered through OSU Office of Human Resources.
  • Graduate students are prohibited from holding faculty rank (OAR 580-20-005).  Individuals seeking exception to this rule should review the Graduate School website.