The University of Arizona

UTA Program for Math & Stats Majors - Application

Application process

The application deadline for the Spring 2022 UTA program is December 10, 2021.  Only complete applications will be considered.

  1. Before you apply, please verify that you will be able to attend the weekly UTA seminar, to be held on Tuesdays from 5:30 - 6:30pm MST.  Location is TBA.  The seminar is required for all UTAs. For Spring 2022, it will be held in a hybrid format (live online and in-person).

  2. Complete the application form; you will need to upload a current resume/CV within the form.

    Please be aware of the university’s policy regarding the COVID-19 vaccination for all employees, including undergraduate student employees such as UTAs:

  3. A reference from a UA math instructor is required.  Ask your recommender to complete the brief online form at

  4. Optional: If you have found a faculty member willing to supervise your assistantship, then ask them to provide a short email to confirm that they are willing to be your mentor. The mentor should submit the Mentor Form. Otherwise, the UTA coordinators will match you with a faculty mentor. 

  5. After you have submitted your application materials, you will be contacted to take the mathematics skills test.

  6. Once you have completed the skills test, you will be contacted for an interview to provide extra information (class preferences, etc). 

  7. After the interview, you will be notified with an official letter of offer or rejection for the position.