Residence Life: Resident Assistant

The 2024 – 2025 RA Application is now closed.

2024 – 2025 RA Job Description

2024 – 2025 Lead RA Job Description

Financial Aid and being a Resident Assistant – General Handout

About the RA Position

Our hope is that the Resident Assistant (RA) position is both a challenging and fulfilling experience. While the responsibility is great, so are the rewards. Being a student leader through Residence Life is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others through mentoring and community building. Being an RA will challenge you to grow both personally and professionally and the experiences you gain in this role will serve you well for the rest of your life, no matter what career you may choose.

About Residence Life

The mission of Residence Life is to Cultivate a Caring Learning Community:

  • Cultivate: Residence Life supports students in their individual development and academic pursuits.
  • Caring: Residence Life prioritizes student safety and well-being.
  • Learning Community: Residence Life fosters an inclusive community where students can meaningfully engage with others while supporting the core academic mission of the college.

For more information on Residence Life, visit the Office of Student Affairs Residence Life page.

It’s the job of our highly trained RAs to help promote community building and shape the environment and attitudes that encourages personal and collective growth. We help create an atmosphere of community living and learning that will help students with their academic and personal development.

Resident Assistant 2023-2024 Selection Timeline 

Event & LocationDate & Time
Resident Assistant Application Available January 22nd, 2024
RA Info Session
Location: Skandera Classrooms
Time: 7:30pm
January 24th, 2024
RA Info Session
Location: Mead Library
Time: 4pm
January 29th, 2024
RA Info Session
Time: 2pm
February 9, 2024
Application Deadline
Interview Scheduling: When you submit your application, you will also sign up for an interview time through a Sign Up Genius link in the application. Please take note of your interview time.
Feb 12, 2024 by 11:59PM PST
RA Individual Interviews


Be sure to bring your Personal Expression Piece with you!  This can be anything!  (A book, a piece of art, a dance, a song, a photo, etc.)  Something that tells us a little about who you are.

February 21 – 23, 2024
Offer Letters Sent via EmailMarch 1st, 2024