Events & Socials

Friday 4 January:
TA/TM Day Social, Diamond Alumni Centre, 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm; Club Ilia, 8:00 pm – late
Thursday 31 January:
Survivor Totem Pole Film Screening & Dialogue, SFU Woodward’s, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday 15 – Sunday 17 February:
Member Bargaining Retreat, Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre

General Membership Meetings

Tuesday 22 January:
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Burnaby WMC 2220 (Free dinner!)
Wednesday 27 February:
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Surrey SUR 2750 (Free dinner!)
Thursday 22 March:
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Vancouver HC 1600 (Free dinner!)

Stewards Meetings

Monday 14 January:
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Vancouver HC 1425 (Free dinner!)
Tuesday 12 February:                 
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Burnaby AQ 3154 (Free dinner!)
Thursday 14 March:                     
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Surrey SUR 5080 (Free dinner!)

SFU Spring 2018 Semester

Wednesday 2 January:                  
Thursday 3 January:                   
Classes start
Friday 4 January:                     
TA/TM Day & Social
Monday 18 February:                 
Family Day Classes cancelled. Offices closed.
Tuesday 19 – Friday 24 February:     
Reading Break. Classes cancelled.
Monday 8 April:                   
Last day of classes
Wednesday 10 – Wednesday 24 April: 
Exam period
Friday 19 April:           
Good Friday Classes cancelled. Offices closed.
Monday 22 April:                 
Easter Monday Classes cancelled. Offices closed.
Tuesday 10 April:                  
Last day of classes

How to get a Job for Summer 2019

Centralized Job Posting site:

Your Current Spring Job: Benefits

TSSU Member Childcare Fund application

Sign up for MSP & TSSU Extended Health and Dental

Get your refund

Continuing benefits

  • Members without appointments in Summer can stay on Extended Health/MSP
  • You must complete the application forms before the end of Spring semester!
  • You will have to provide payment when you submit your form  

Your Current Spring Job: Deadlines

January – April: Stewards distribute Logbooks to members in departments

  • Departments distribute (purple) Collective Agreements (CA) to all members
  • Collective Agreements are provided by HR

Friday 4 January: Complete Time Use Guidelines (TUGs) [CA Appendix C]

  • Completed by course supervisor, in consultation with TA/TM, end of Week #1
  • In most cases: 42 hours in prep line, and don’t forget to add stat pay!

Friday 4 January: Evaluation Criteria [CA Article XVII & Appendix E]

  • All TAs/TMs get evaluated at least once a semester
  • Supervisors must state evaluation criteria by end of Week #1

Wednesday 16 January: Sign up for Tuition Deferment by (no financial penalty)

Wed 6 February (approx.): Automatic/Mandatory Workload Reviews [CA Appendix C]

  • Should be initiated after Week #5 or when the course is significantly progressed
  • The department advises supervisors by Week #5 about the review

Beginning of Spring semester: turn in Logbook Lotto to AQ 5129 or by Tuesday 22 January

Every month: Stipend Request Forms

  • Submit TSSU committee stipend request forms to the TSSU offices
  • Forms page: