Hiring Undergraduate Research Assistants

If you're hiring an Undergraduate Research Assistant from your personal research account for a particular term (or terms), send the information below to Lydia Bolder (lbolder@umn.edu) at least 2 weeks before their start date (it takes 2-3 weeks for processing and students may NOT begin work before the process is complete.

  1. Student name
  2. Employment dates/term (all term, academic year, or specific dates)
  3. Hourly wage
  4. Account string to charge

There is no fringe associated with hiring an undergraduate student. The current minimum wage is $9.86/hour and the average hourly wage for the University is $11.54.