- Important ITA Clearance information & Summer 2014 ITAP Dates
- The Graduate School ITA Clearance Policy
International Teaching Assistants (ITAs) are a vital part of the teaching mission at the University of Utah. The Graduate School requires all graduate students who are non-native speakers of North American English to be cleared by the ITA Program in order to be eligible for a tuition benefit for teaching assistantships.
Screening for oral English proficiency is done throughout the year, and pre-semester workshops prepare ITAs for their teaching assignments. On-going training and support are offered throughout the academic year in the form of graduate-level spoken English classes, mid-semester student evaluations, and seminars on topics of interest to ITAs.