UCI Academic Student Employees (ASEs) appointed as Teaching Assistants, Teaching Associates (Associates In), Readers, and Tutors are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Regents of the University of California and the Student Workers Union, International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) AFL-CIO. The agreement between the Regents and the UAW (AFL-CIO) can be found here.
The academic student employee titles related to instruction currently used at UCI are:
There is no automatic progression from one title to another. Classification is determined by assigned duties.
Within the limits imposed by law or University regulations, the University shall not discriminate against or harass any Academic Student Employee (ASE) on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, HIV status, status as a covered veteran, age, citizenship, political affiliation and Union activity. Medical condition means any health impairment related to or associated with a diagnosis of cancer, or health impairments related to genetic characteristics.