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But if knowing that, if the hypothetical couple think that the relationship is worth it, then to hell with others say Eventually, most people will stop talking about it and move on. In other words, make sure you check the school policies.
I've actually heard of undergrads leaving their name and phone number on their teaching evaluations at the end of the semester if they wanted to ask their TA out. The degree to which people gossip about it (if at all) probably depends on the the university and the department. Like crazygirl, I have heard (and witnessed) some crazy cray stuff happen between TAs/students...naked photos being sent to the TA, or sexual notes being placed in their assignments.
Most schools actually have some policy on this, official or not.
They usually tell us that if you really think you want to date, then wait until the term is over and all the marks are submitted so that the student is not longer your student.
) I've heard about some college girls dating a TA in-exchange for little "help"....I've been in a situation where my close friends where in the class I TA'd for. And as someone who is in a department with students who are trying to pretend 'not to date'..will be talked about constantly!If I ever felt that I couldn't mark them fairly, I would give them to another TA or to the professor. It might not bother you, but I would worry about how it might impact others' opinion of my credibility and or professional capacity..to mention, it could be a huge liability for you for future work in the department.) Seems highly unethical if you're actually responsible for grading them, but fine if you're never in a position where you have to interact officially in your role as a grad student/TA.Although it could be problematic if they end up in some section of yours in the future, but you should be able to avoid that with planning, or if not address it with the professor in charge before hand and come up with a workaround.
Nothing wrong professionally with it if you don't interact with the student in any sort of "official" capacity (e.g.