Become An RA.

The Resident Assistant (RA) position allows you to develop your leadership skills, make new friends, help others and become an expert about campus resources. Some weeks you may be really busy with RA duties, while other weeks are very chill. It ultimately depends on the needs of your residents and how you manage your time. RAs are expected to devote at least 10 hours per week to their position doing the following tasks:

  1. Creating a sense of community by interacting with each resident weekly
  2. Planning interactive events to help residents get to know each other
  3. Answering student questions and helping residents find campus resources
  4. Providing assistance when students are locked out of their rooms or an item in the building needs repair
  5. Performing check-ins and check-outs each semester
  6. Participating in the duty on-call rotation (9pm-Midnight Sun-Th, 9pm-1am Fri-Sat)
  7. Creating a bulletin board monthly
  8. Creating two (2) doors decorations per semester
  9. Addressing University policy violations and write incident reports

Being a Resident Assistant (RA) comes with lots of perks including:

  1. FREE HOUSING (Valued at approximately $8,000/yr.)
  3. $500 stipend paid monthly over 9 months of employment
  4. Making new friends
  5. Gaining great skills to add to your resume including leadership, working well with others, event planning, a caring personality and taking initiative.
  6. Lots of free t-shirts!

Ready to Apply?

Download and complete our New Resident Assistant Application >

Applications will be accepted from December 1st through February 3rd. Please email Sarah Feyh at if you have any questions about the process or need an accommodation.

Along with your new RA application, please sit with a RA on duty one night and complete this Shadow Guide. You will turn this in to the Student Affairs Office by the application deadline: February 3, 2023. If you need assistance finding a RA to shadow, please reach out to your RA or to Sarah Feyh at