Resident Assistant Application

RA application flierThe Resident Assistant (RA) is a student member of the Residential Education and Housing Operations staff and is under direct supervision of a Community Director who reports directly to the Assiociate Dean of Students.  Resident Assistant responsibilities include the areas of peer helping and reporting, on call rotation, residence hall openings and closings, programming, discipline, resources, and the general operation of the residence halls.

A Resident Assistant serves as an integral partner with the professional staff in promoting the goals of the department and University.  The RA seeks to implement activities, enforce policies and build community. By coordinating programs and enhancing individual skills, RAs are able meet students' needs and enhance their holistic experience.

In order for a student to maximize benefits of the University experience, they must live in an environment which is conducive to their development, health and safety.  The residence hall provides the framework within which these needs can be met, and the RA's role is to maintain a positive environment.

A Full Application Includes:

  • Submitted Job Application; completed below before Thursday, February 8th, at 11:59pm
  • Submitted (2) Job References; completed below before Thursday, February 8th, at 11:59pm

Important Dates




January 23th RA/PA 2018-2019 Application  Currently Accepting Applications 
January 30th (Optional) RA Candidate information session #1 Overlook 5th floor Sky Lounge (501) at 12:00pm
February 5th (Optional) RA Candidate information session #2 Overlook MPR (011) at 4:00pm
February 8th RA applications and Reference Forms due Submitted no later than 11:59pm
February 13th Mandatory Information Meeting Overlook MPR (011) at 9:00pm

February 14th-16th and February 19th-20th

RA Individual Interviews To be determined

February 21st-22nd

RA Group Interviews
Overlook MPR (011)
Wednesday, February 21st: 1:00-2:30pm or 3:00-4:30pm
Thursday, February 22nd: 9:30am-11:00am or 2:00-3:30pm
February 23rd RA decision letters sent out Through your University email by 5:00pm
February 27th New Hire Meeting Overlook MPR (011) at 9:00pm
March 1st Offer Response Form due Submitted by noon


RA Job description

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Reference Form