Student Leader Selection Process

Apply to be a Student Leader within Residence Life

Thank you for your interest in a Residence Life position for the upcoming 2018-2019 year.  There are few positions that offer opportunities for personal growth and challenge through a hands-on experience like the Residence Life positions.  The rewards of positively impacting the lives of your peers are endless!  The experiences, skills, and friendships you will develop in just one year will greatly impact you and those around you for your entire life.

The intention of Residence Life is to focus on the education and holistic growth of the student by creating a safe, socially just, and environmentally responsible community. ResLife student staff play a critical role in the implementation of our mission. Our student leader positions prepare you for being effectual educators, social justice advocates, and community leaders.

As with any application and interview process, there are a number of requirements and deadlines that must be met. Please note the information listed below.  This information is intended to serve as your guide throughout the process.  Lastly, please realize that incomplete applications will not be considered.  Have fun and good luck!

We ARE NOT currently Hiring for ANY Positions 

  • Resident Advisor (RA) APPLICATION PROCESS HAS CLOSED, look for our available applications again in Spring 2019!

Position Requirements

The minimum requirements for all positions are:

  • Full-Time Enrollment; 12 units/semester if undergraduate student, 7 units/semester if graduate student
  • 2.5 semester and cumulative G.P.A. if undergraduate student, 3.0 semester and cumulative G.P.A. if graduate student
  • New applicants must not have earned more than 136 units
  • Returning applicants must not have earned more than 150 units
  • Applicants must have lived on campus at least one year or have comparable experience
  • Applicants must be in good academic, financial, and judicial standing with the University and Housing & Residence Life

Links to the Extended Job Descriptions can be found in the upper right hand of the screen.

Resident Advisor Timeline

Information Sessions

  • Tuesday, January 30th - Info Session @ 7pm Creekview Lounge
  • Wednesday, February 7th - Info Session @ 5pm in College Creek - Great Hall
  • Thursday, February 15th - Info Session @ 11am in Nelson Hall East (NHE) 106
  • Monday, February 19th - Info Session @ 8pm in the Jolly Giant Commons (JGC) Recreation Room on the 1st Floor

Application Process

  • Monday, January 29th - Application Opens
  • Friday, February 23rd - Application Closes at 5:00pm ALL MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED
  • Monday, February 26th - Interview Offer Emailed
  • Monday, February 26th - Friday, March 2nd - RA Candidates Sign up for Interviews
  • Monday, March 5th - Friday, March 9th - RA Individual & Group Interviews Conducted
  • Monday, March 19th - Friday, March 23rd - RA Offer Letters made available at Main Housing Office
  • Friday, March 23rd - RA Acceptances Due to the Main Housing Office by 5pm
  • Friday, April 13th - Mandatory Orientation for 2018-19 Staff at 5pm (Location TBD)

To Apply, follow the Link Below:

Resident Advisor Application

If you have any questions that were not answered here, please contact the Selection Committee by email at