RA Description

The Residence Life Staff is important in helping develop the campus community, foster holistic learning opportunities and create a positive living environment. While being a part of the Residence Life staff is challenging, it is also very rewarding. Each year,  about 45 RA's and 5 ARD's are hired to fill positions in the Mayfield, J. Alvin, Hutcheson, Walker, Northslope, and the Townhouses. Click the above link for a position description. 

Important Dates

  • Thursday, February 11 at 4:15-5:30 pm in the Cathedral – RA Hiring Spring Informational Meeting
  • Friday, February 26 by 5:00 pm – Applications, Resumes, and References Due Online
  • Thursday & Friday, March 4 & 5 at various times – Group Interviews (Sign-up’s in Student Development Office, located in WSC)
  • Wednesday, March 10-Wednesday, March 17 at various times – Individual Interviews (Sign-up’s in Student Development Office, located in WSC)
  • Friday, March 26 by 5:00 pm – Selection Letters Sent via Email
  • Tuesday, April 6, 13, 20, 27, & May 4 – RA Class for applicants that are selected for the RA & ARD role; 5-week Residence Life Preparation Workshops

We suggest that before filling out this application, each applicant type and save their answers to the essay questions in a text editing program, e.g.Word, and then copy/paste into this form, as applicants will not receive a copy of their application.

Resident Assistant (First Year) Application

Resident Assistant (Second or Third Year) Application