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Become a Resident Assistant

What is a Resident Assistant?

The Office of Residential Life and the Office of University Housing team is dedicated to building lasting communities of learning. Click here to learn more about who we are.

Staff Selection

 Being a Resident Assistant (RA) is a great opportunity to building community, building leadership skills, and building a stronger UL. Are you interested in becoming a Resident Assistant? The Resident Assistant (RA) position is a 20 hour per week student leader position that consists of building community, programming, handling emergencies and incidents, and participating in events across campus, including recruitment days.

The requirements include:
1) Want to be a Student Leader and serve as a mentor to residential students
2) Must have a 2.5 semester and cumulative GPA
3) Live on-campus for at least one year
4) Within good standing with the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities
5) Have a positive attitude, and willingness to help others

If you are interested in becoming a Resident Assistant you must attend one of our Informational Sessions.  Applications are only provided to people who attend the informational session. All information sessions will be held in Randolph Hall RM 101

Wednesday, October 11 at 6pm

Sunday, October 15 at 6pm

Wednesday, October 18 at 6pm

Please let us know which session you plan to attend by following this link:

You must RSVP in order to attend.

Applications are due at 11pm on Saturday, October 21, 2017. You will need to be part of a group and individual interview. Group Interviews will take place on October 28-October 29. Individual Interviews will take place from November 6- November 10th.  You will be notified if you have received an RA position with us by the end of November.

For questions regarding this process or the application process for Fall 2018, please contact Jonathan R. Brown at

We look forward to you being part of our BUILDING team!