Course assistant

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Definition

Course assistants (CAs) are undergraduates who run instructional sections, hold office hours, and/or assist in grading, typically in undergraduate courses in math, computer science, and science.

The title of teaching fellow officially refers to only graduate students who are members of course staff, but is often refer to undergraduate course assistants as well.

This term is roughly the equivalent of a “teaching assistant (TA)” at other universities.