GSSP: Terminology

Continuing Student - Students admitted to current degree program in or before the Spring 1997 semester.

GSHI - Graduate Student Health Insurance

ISTA - In-State Tuition Award

New Student - Students admitted to current degree program or transferred upon graduation from a master's program to a doctoral program in or after the 1997 Summer I Session.

GSSP - Graduate Student Support Plan

Slots - There are three types of slots: ISTA slot, TR slot, and GSHI slot. A slot is the equivalent cost for each type of benefit for 1 student for 1 semester in the case of ISTA and TR and 1 year in the case of GSHI. Slots may be used only for students on eligible funding sources.

TR - Tuition Remission. The difference between the out-of-state tuition rate and the in-state tuition rate.