GA/RA/TA Instructions

  1. If you are given a GA/RA/TA, meet with your hiring unit for any instructions about your employment
  2. Complete the FIU HR online Sign-On documents at https://hr.fiu.edu/employees-affiliates/new-employee/#signon.Important: For you to receive your direct deposit paycheck, you must first finalize HR processing. It is essential for you to submit all required HR documents, such as your social security card, for example, to HR on a timely manner.
  3. Complete the GA Employment Agreement Form and submit it to your hiring unit.

Additional Instructions for International Students New Hires – Please make sure to complete  your Campus Employment Certification, which is done during your check-in with the Office of International Student and Scholar Services and Education Abroad (ISSS). You will need to:

A. Prepare your arrival at FIU by following the steps at https://isss.fiu.edu/international-students/new-f-1-students/index.html

B. As soon as you arrive in the United States and at FIU, you MUST check-in with ISSS https://isss.fiu.edu/international-students/f-1-j-1-check-in/index.html

C. Once checked-in with ISSS, to initiate your GA Employment Approval and Social Security processes, follow instructions at https://isss.fiu.edu/international-students/current-f-1-students/f-1-practical-training/on-campus-employment/.