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Resident Assistant

Posted: November 03, 2022


Housing & Residential Programs


Students applying must meet these criteria:

  • Full time student, available entire academic year
  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Be free of disciplinary actions
  • Minimum of two semesters living on campus or comparable group living experience preferred. Need not be a current resident.
  • Personal attributes of maturity, honesty, openness, self-reliance, motivation, creativity and enthusiasm
  • Sincere interest in working with college students
  • Appreciation of & interest in different viewpoints, cultures & life styles
  • Completed application & three references on file
  • As a security sensitive position, a required criminal background check will be conducted prior to employment
  • RAs are not allowed to be employed in any position outside of Housing & Residential Programs (on or off campus) at the same time they are working as an RA. This is due to the availability requirements inherent with the RA job.


Days and times vary and work with class schedule. Work expectations include:

    • On-Call rotation participation (including weekends/holidays)
    • Weekly desk hours
    • Training prior to start of term
    • Closing halls after end of term


  • Monthly stipend: $700
  • RAs enjoy the advantage of a private room at the special RA room rate of $1,250 per semester ($2,500 per year), regardless of which residence hall they are assigned. RA room charges are billed at 50 percent for fall and 50 percent for spring. RAs are subject to existing meal plan requirements.
  • Invaluable leadership skills & lifelong friendships
  • Opportunities for advancement


Find out more and complete an RA Application Today!