Teaching Assistant Online Application Portal

Please read the instructions below carefully before you begin your application


Instructions For Submitting An Application

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry requires that all individuals acting as Teaching Assistants in undergraduate laboratories complete safety training that certifies that they are qualified to supervise a chemistry teaching laboratory. The training is conducted through the Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability & Risk (DESSR) and consists of FOUR parts, ALL of which must be completed.

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What Do I Need?

All graduate and undergraduate TAs MUST complete an on-line Chemical Hygiene training session. The online training catalog is available HERE

All graduate TAs MUST complete the Laboratory Fire Safety Training. The online training is available HERE

Every prospective TA is required to submit documentation certifying the completion of all required safety training

How To Apply?

1. Log into the DESSR website to access your safety records HERE

2. Next, create a pdf document or a screenshot of your safety training records.

3. During the application process, you'll be asked to upload your document or screenshot.

Questions & Support

Undergraduate Office

P: (301) 405-1793

Technical Support

E: chem-it@umd.edu