Undergraduate Instructional Apprentice (UGIA) Support

Visual Overview of ASE Positions (TA/Reader/UGIA)

An Undergraduate Instructional Apprentice (UGIA) assists in the instruction of an upper or lower division undergraduate course at the University under the supervision of the instructor.  Duties will be inclusive of a combination of the following responsibilities, depending on instructor's instructional needs.



  • Throughout the quarter, UGIA should meet with instructor on a regular basis (e.g., weekly) to ensure ongoing communication regarding progress of students and course.


  • Attend all class lectures and instructional meetings.
  • Assist with sections or discussions (depending on instructional need). UGIA is expected to have mastery of course material to provide quality services to students during discussions sections or office hours.


  • Hold office hours - minimum of two hours per week.

 To schedule office hours please email Leanne McKenzie (lwmckenzie@health.ucsd.edu) and the staff will do its best to accommodate your day/time preferences.
 
  • Assist with course preparation (e.g. research articles for use in course, preparation of exam questions, lecture presentations, and photocopying course material).


  • Hold review sessions.
  • Assist with proctoring examinations, scribing and grading.

Assigned Hours for UGIAs: Please keep in mind that a UGIA is 25% and can work a maximum of 110 hours for the quarter, cannot work over 10 hours in any one week and cannot work more than 8 hours in any one day. 

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