OMG UPDATE: Question? Answer.

Updated on Wednesday, March 25


QUESTION: Is it wrong to add your TA on facebook?


  1. Yes unless the course is over. Some admin don't really get that FB friends are not necessarily actual friends, so it looks bad for the TA to be "friends" with a student. It comes across as a conflict of interest, and (theoretically) they can get in trouble for it if issues arise regarding marking.

  2. You should wait until marks are FINALIZED (i.e. 3 weeks or whatever into the next term; whenever marks become official on Quest). Even if you do add them before then, they really shouldn't be accepting it until then, so you're just opening up the possibility of them getting into trouble.