Office of Student Life

Recreational Sports

Graduate Assistantships

Student Life Recreational Sports considers graduate assistants a key part of our team. We are proud to employ a number of graduate students each year. Although all positions have already been filled for the 2022-2023 school year, Recreational Sports anticipates openings in one or more of the following areas for the 2023-2024 school year:

  • Competitive Sports
  • Special Events
  • Student Staff Training and Development


To be considered for an assistantship, applications to the Graduate School and to one or both of the graduate programs listed below must be submitted by December 1, 2022. Candidates that apply to either or both of these programs will be given preference. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for acceptance into any graduate program. GRE scores are no longer required by either program. Please review each program’s website for more information on how to apply:

All potential applicants are encouraged to apply to their respective academic programs by December 1, 2022.


  • A full in-state/out of state tuition waiver
  • 9-month stipend of $2,380 per month with the potential for summer employment
  • Professional development opportunities


We are not yet accepting applications for Graduate Assistantships at this time, but please check back in the early fall semester for more updates.


Mail:     Student Life Recreational Sports

Attn:      Matthew Altendorf
             B106 RPAC
             337 Annie & John Glenn Avenue
             Columbus, OH 43210-1224


For more information about the graduate assistant application process, please contact Matthew Altendorf, Coordinator of Student Staff Training, at


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