Become an RA

Resident Advisors are students just like you, who are dynamic leaders and community builders. We are always looking for great members to add to our team. Do you have what it takes?

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RA Applications
for Fall 2016 positions are now available in the Office of Residence Life!


Do You Have What it Takes?

Successful applicants for the RA position will be a sophomore, junior, or senior full-time student, or a transfer student with college credits, with a minimum 2.8 GPA and a strong desire and willingness to help others. We are looking for people who are ready to work as part of a strong team dedicated to making the residence halls a place we can proud to call “home.”

How to Apply

RA applications for Fall 2016 openings are now available in the Office of Residence Life. Join us at one of our two Info Sessions to learn more about the position and the application process:

Cooper Square- Monday, Feb 8 @ 10 pm in the Lounge Level
55th Street- Wednesday, Feb 10 @ 10:15 pm in the 22nd Floor Lounge

The application process is advertised each semester in our residence halls and on our social media pages. The process requires a paper application, and an in-person interview and group process for select applicants. While we hire the majority of our RAs in the spring for the next fall semester, we sometimes do have positions open up mid-year. 

We encourage you to apply early. You will sign up for your in-person interview when you submit your application. Interviews are scheduled for March 7-11.  

Interview Tips

The RA position is a great way to get involved on campus. It’s also a job, so applying for the position is great practice for future job application processes. Click here to get interview tips to help you succeed in your interview with us.



Applications for Spring 2016 positions are now available in the Office of Residence Life, 8th Floor Main. Applications are due by 5 pm on March 4. 

As you consider applying, we recommend you attend residence hall programs and check out some pieces of what it is that resident advisors do. 

We also encourage you to check out Residence Hall Council and other clubs on campus. Having a good understanding of what it is like to be connected to the school is helpful as you begin the RA application process.