Information for Teaching Assistants and Limited Term Lecturers
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Graduate Teaching Assistants can provide anonymous feedback about a TA related issue through the anonymous feedback tool.
Important Purdue and Departmental Dates
Please check frequently for upcoming deadlines. It is your responsibility to know and meet deadlines
Policies and Procedures
Please review this information once a semester. It is your responsibility to know and follow policies and procedures that apply to your employment as TA and limited-term lecturer.
Policies for handling sensitive and restricted data
Purdue University holds individual instructors responsible for handling sensitive and restricted student data (including PUIDs) in an appropriate way. Read and follow the departmental guidelines before downloading class lists, submitting an Initial Course Participation Report, entering scores and submitting grades on-line, etc.
How to download course rosters and submit initial course participation report
Instructors responsible for submitting grades must submit an Initial Course Participation Report by the end of the fourth week of Fall and Spring classes and the second week of Summer classes, even if all students have attended.
Instructor Procedures for Students with Disabilities
Procedures are not the same for all courses and may vary from semester to semester. Please review each semester the procedures relevant for the course to which you are assigned.
Instructions for submitting final grades
The departmental deadline for submitting grades is noon on the Tuesday after finals week. Some courses might have earlier deadlines.
Students of Concern
If you have concerns about the emotional or physical well-being or the behavior of a student, please alert the Office of the Dean of Students. There is more information and a link to make a report at