Student Leader Selection Process

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Apply to be a Student Leader within Residence Life

Thank you for your interest in a Residence Life position for the upcoming 2024 - 2025 year.  Few positions offer opportunities for personal growth and challenge through 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.

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

As with any application and interview process, there are several 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, a complete application includes all information in the application filled out honestly and correctly, as well as thoughtful short essay answers. You are also required to submit a Letter of Exception if you will not meet the unit and/or GPA requirements at the time of application. Please be advised that incomplete applications will not be considered.  Have fun and good luck!


  • Resident Advisor (RA)
  • Lead Student Assistant (SA)
  • Resident Sustainability Advisor (RSA)

Position Requirements

The minimum requirements for all positions are:

  • Full-Time Enrollment; 12 units/semester if undergraduate student, 9 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
  • 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 Position Information

Info Session Presentation - RA version

Resident Advisor Selection Timeline

Information Sessions

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - @ 4pm in JGC 3rd fl. - Klamath River and via ZOOM - CLICK HERE FOR ZOOM MEETING
  • Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - @ 7pm in Creekside Lounge
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - @ 6pm in College Creek - Great Hall (Located on the 2nd floor above the College Creek Market Place)
  • Monday, March 4, 2024 - @ 7pm in the Rec Room (1st Fl. JGC) 
  • Thursday, March 7, 2024 - @ 7pm in Sunset Hall Classroom

Application Process

  • Monday, February 19, 2024 - Application Opens
  • Friday, March 8, 2024 - Application Closes at 12pm COMPLETED APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED
  • Monday, March 18, 2024 - Interview Offer Emailed to Applicants
  • Monday, March 18 - Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - RA Candidates Sign up for Interviews
  • Monday, March 25 - Friday March 29, 2024 - RA Interviews & Group Process Conducted
  • Monday, April 8 - Friday, April 12, 2024 - RA Offer Letters Available
  • Friday, April 12, 2024 - RA Acceptances Due by 5pm
  • Friday, April 19, 2024 - Mandatory Orientation for 2024-2025 Residence Life Staff at 5pm


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

RSA / SA Position Information

Info Session Presentation - RSA / SA version

SA/RSA Timeline

Please be sure to watch the Info Session video above for more information about each position

Information Session

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - @ 6:00pm in Klamath River Room & via Zoom - CLICK HERE FOR ZOOM MEETING


  • Monday, January 22, 2024 @ 8:00am - Application Opens
  • Monday, February 12, 2024 - Application Closes at 12:00pm COMPLETED APPLICATION WITH REFERENCES MUST BE SUBMITTED
  • Monday, January 22 - Monday, February 12, 2024 - Individual Interviews Conducted
  • Monday, February 12, 2024 -  Offer Letters Emailed
  • Friday,  February 16, 2024 - Acceptances Due by 4pm

To Apply, follow the Link Below:

Resident Sustainability Advisor / Lead Student Assistant Application