CUPE 3902 Unit 1

The Collective Agreement with CUPE 3902 Unit 1 sets the employment conditions for University of Toronto students and post doctoral fellows working as teaching assistants, markers, graders and sole responsibility instructors.

Timeline (tentative) for Fall-Winter 2018-19 - Main



Posting Open – students apply

Fri, May 25

Mon, July 9 – 11:59pm

Instructors review applications and nominate/rank TAs

Tues, July 10

Sun, July 29 – 11:59pm

TA Coordinator prepares offers

Mon, July 30

Mon, Aug 6 – 11:59pm

Students accept/decline offers

Tues, Aug 7

Wed, Aug 15 – 11:59pm


Please refer to the following general instructions for the online TAship system,                                            • Applying for TA Positions      


These TA and Course Instructor positions are also posted on the CUPE online posting board ( This posting contains detailed information about each position, including duties and days/times courses are offered. You can search by course but must be specific (e.g. EEB323 search would have no result, EEB323H1F would turn up the result. If you put "ecology" in the search bar all positions in EEB would be the result. 

EEB Statement of TA Hiring Policy