Resident Assistant Application Process   

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The Resident Assistant position is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have on campus. This position provides an opportunity to meet new people, make a difference in the lives of others, and teach you skills for your future. As an RA, you will have an opportunity to graduate with a unique skill set and memories that will last a lifetime!


There are several required components of the Resident Assistant application process – please see below for more information!  An application is not considered finalized until all four pieces are completed.

  • Complete a 2018-2019 Resident Assistant Application, including three completed reference forms.
  • Complete an individual RA interview with current residence life staff members.
      • You may schedule this interview online as part of your RA application.  Interviews for Spring 2018 positions will be held in mid-November, and interviews for Fall 2018 positions will be held in January.
  • Once individual interviews are completed, those students selected to continue in the process will be invited to our group process class. More information about group process will be provided upon completion of individual interviews.
  • Attend a Resident Assistant information session. Dates and times are listed below. 



  • Must be enrolled as a full-time, UTC degree-seeking student for each semester of employment (12-18 credits for undergraduate, 9 credits for graduate)
  • One semester of on-campus living experience and 24 credit hours earned by the first day of employment. The semester of on campus experience can be completed at any university.
  • Must have a conduct record in good standing with the university(applications are reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis)
  • Must have a 2.3 GPA to apply - should you drop below a 2.3 semester or cumulative GPA prior to your start date, your job offer will be rescinded.


Dates and Deadlines

Information sessions:




Spring 2019 Applicant Timeline

Spring 2019 RA Application Opens TBD
Spring 2019 Applications due TBD
RA individual Interviews TBD
Reference Forms Due TBD
Offer Letters Emailed  TBD
Deadline to accept offer TBD


Fall 2019 Applicants                                              

Fall 2019 Application Opens TBD
Fall 2019 Applications Due TBD
Reference Forms Due  TBD
Returning RA Interviews TBD
New RA Interviews TBD
RA Group Process  TBD
Offer Letters Emailed  TBD
Deadline to Accept Offer TBD
Fall 2019 RA Orientation TBD


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