These are the documents maintained by the Meta-TAs for the UTA program. They are intended to help TAs do their job, to help students understand how to interact with their TAs, and to give others a bit of insight into how the program works in the department.
These documents are maintained based heavily on suggestions from students, TAs, and faculty. By all means, if you have suggestions, please contact the Meta-TAs.
Undergraduate Missive: The document distributed to all students each semester that briefly describes the UTA, HTA, and ETA program, undergraduate research program, and general student policies and resources concerning technical and social aspects of the department. (Last updated in September 2021.)
UTA Missive: A guide for new and returning UTAs that contains basic information about the TA program. This document is updated regularly to reflect changes in the department. (Last updated in January 2022.)
- HTA Missive: A guide for new and returning HTAs that contains detailed information on aspects of HTAing from hiring to policies to techincal resources. This document is updated regularly to reflect changes in the department. (Last updated in March 2019.)
New UTA Info
- Linux command cheat sheet: A quick primer on useful Linux commands to use on the department machines.
- Jobs for Undergraduates: This page lists the various opportunities for undergrads to work in the department. It includes the UTA, HTA, and Meta-TA job descriptions, which are maintained by the Meta-TAs.