Join the Residential Life Team!

Application Open NOW!

Application closes January 22

Residential Life is dedicated to fostering a vibrant and supportive living environment where every student can flourish. Supported by our professional staff, we offer round-the-clock support and educational opportunities to create a transformative living experience.

Our Approach

Curricular Focus: Our program is designed with a curriculum-based approach. This framework ensures that students have a structured opportunity to learn and develop within their residential community.

Open Positions

  • Resident Advisor (RA): These student leaders play a crucial role in building community, providing support, and fostering a positive residential experience in Summit & Forest Hall.   
  • Apartment Advisor (AA): These student leaders play a crucial role supporting residents within the apartment-style housing units in the Horizon Hall. 
  • Summer Resident Advisor (SRA): These roles are integral to maintaining the quality of life in our community during the summer quarter.

Click on each job title for the respective job description!

Student Leader Position Breakdown

Resident Advisor (Summit)Resident Advisor (Forest) Apartment Advisor (Horizon) Summer Resident Advisor (Summit) 
Role Term Academic Year
Academic Year
12-monthSummer Quarter
Role Dates August 2024 – June 2025 August 2024 – June 2025August 2024 – August 2025June 2024-August 2024 
Role Length (months)10 months10 months12 months3 months
Student Leader Team10 RAs10 RAs
5 AAs

5 Summer RAs
Hall Room TypeBedrooms with private bathroomsMulti-bedroom suites with shared sitting room bathroomMulti-bedroom apartments with shared bathroomBedrooms with private bathrooms
Community TypeFirst-Year ExperienceSecond year & above housingReturning student & Grad housingSummer housing & conferences
RA/AA Room TypeSingle bedroom with private bathroomsSingle bedroom in a shared unitSingle bedroom in a shared apartmentSingle bedroom with private bath
Role DatesAugust 2024 – June 2025August 2024 – June 2025August 2024 – August 2025June 2024-August 2024
Length of Role10 months10 months12 months3 months
This is a table that breaks down each student leader position and its details.

Application Details

  • Application Period: Mark your calendars! Application opens January 3rd, 2024. 
  • Deadline: Applications are due Monday, January 22nd, 2024, at 11:59 pm. 

Student Information Sessions

Join us at our informational sessions to gain deeper insights into the roles and how to be a successful applicant: 

  • December 6th: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Summit Hall Lounge 
  • January 8th: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Summit Hall Lounge 
  • January 11th: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at UW1-041 
  • January 17th: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Summit Hall Lounge

What to Expect

During these info sessions, you’ll have the opportunity to: 

  • Learn about the Role: Understand the responsibilities and contributions of being a Resident Advisor. 
  • Explore The Residential Village: Discover the unique residential experience we offer. 
  • Compensation Package: Gain insights into the compensation and benefits associated with these positions. 
  • Hear from Current RAs: Listen to firsthand experiences from our current Resident Advisors about their journeys in this role.

We invite you to join us at these sessions and explore the enriching opportunities available within Residential Life. Take a step towards becoming a catalyst for positive change in our community!

Questions? Comments? Concerns?

For additional questions about the role or the process, email Assistant Director Dion Crommarty at