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Resident Assistants

Resident Assistants assumes a leadership role in all aspects of residence hall and apartment living and are integral members of the Office of Residence Life & Undergraduate Student Housing. They are responsible for supervising a community of about 25–60 students and are actively involved in assisting them with personal and academic problems, organizing social and educational programs, and performing various administrative functions.

The resident assistant is the focal point for the day-to-day operation of their community. The resident assistant makes a positive impact in the lives of students by providing opportunities to learn new skills, developing community, helping create a safe and comfortable environment in which residents can study, socialize, and sleep, and supporting residence hall and University policy.

Specific duties of the Resident Assistant fall within the following areas:

  • Community Facilitator
  • Programmer
  • Active Team Member
  • University Representative
  • Administrator
  • Role Model

We are looking for new student leaders to join our team! If you are interested in building an inclusive community and developing leadership skills, consider applying for this important leadership position on campus. For more information, please attend an information session or talk to your RA or Area Coordinator.  If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Molly Lewis.

All student staff are required to pay their housing deposit each year by the designated due date.

Selection Timeline
Event Date Time/Location
RA Application Opens November 1, 2018 Via Orgsync
RA Information Session December 12, 2018 3-4pm, Wilton Center Multifaith Room
RA Information Session January 28, 2018 7-8pm, Whitehurst Living Room
Applications Due February 1, 2019 11:59pm via OrgSync

Group Process and RA Interview Weekend

February 9-10, 2019 All Day, Gottwald Science Center

SSIR Candidate Interviews

February 11-12, 2019 TBA

SSIR RA Position Offers 

February 13, 2019 Notifications Sent via Email
RA Position Offers

February 13, 2019

Notfication Sent via Email
SSIR RA Position Acceptances/Declinations Due

February 15, 2019

RA Position Acceptances/Declinations Due February 21, 2019 N/A

WELL 200 - Resident Assistant: Intro to Residence Life (RA Class)

Begins After Spring Break TBA