Teaching Assistant - New Hire Checklist

Teaching Assistant Appointment Checklist

Please make sure your address is consistent across all forms


 Hire Data Form for Candidates

❏  Resume/CV

❏  Academic Profile and Enrollment History from vergil.columbia.edu

❏  I-9: See instructions here

 Voluntary Self-Identification of Race and Ethnicity form

❏  Tax Forms:

❏  W-4

One of the following NYS tax forms (Please carefully review and chose the one that applies to your situation)

❏  IT2104: NYS residents.

❏  IT2104.1: Non-residents.

❏  IT2104-E: Exemption form for full-time students under the age of 25

If you are not a U.S. citizen, please also provide the following:

❏         Passport

❏         Visa

❏         I-20

❏         I-94

❏         If applicable: Permanent Resident card; Any others that apply


All Columbia employees must have a valid U.S. work authorization and a Social Security Number. International students who do not have a Social Security Number (SSN), can request a Social Security Verification form from ISERP to apply for a number with the Social Security Administration (SSA).


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