Resident Assistant (RA)

Apply to be an RA

The Resident Assistant (RA) is a critical member of the Residence Life staff. The RA is an undergraduate student who works with students in their residence community to provide an academically-conducive and socially-enriching environment.  

The RA is trained to serve as a resource to students about campus resources. The RA also provides social and enrichment programming to meet the needs of his or her specific area.

A good RA is conscientious, dedicated, personable, and able to interact with a wide variety of students in a positive manner. The RA role is time-intensive. Good RAs are also able to balance conflicting commitments with academic, social, and job responsibilities.

RA Application Process

The RA Application opens on Monday, October 3, at 8:30 a.m. All applications are due by Friday, October 21, at 5 p.m.  To access the Resident Assistant application, go to:, my resources, housing e-services, housing and dining services.  Select the Resident Assistant application link.

Candidates will be notified of their acceptance into the selection process by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25.

Accepted candidates will attend a mandatory meeting on Thursday, October 27, at 9 p.m., in Blackington 138.


Contact Dominick DiLoreto in the Residence Life Office at 814-269-7065.