Resident Assistant Application Process  


RA Applications for Spring 2018 and Fall 2018 will be available October 2017.


RA Gage

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. 



  • Minimum of 24 completed semester hours
  • Minimum 2.3 cumulative GPA
  • Must have lived in any university housing for at least one semester (does not have to be at UTC).
  • Must have a clean conduct record with the university
  • RAs must maintain full-time student status and maintain a 2.3 semester and cumulative GPA each semester they are employed.


Dates and Deadlines

Information sessions:

  • TBD


Spring 2018 Applicants

Spring 2018 Applications due TBD
RA individual Interviews TBD
Candidates notified of status via email  TBD
Deadline to accept offer TBD


Fall 2018 Applicants                                              

Fall 2018 Applications due TBD
Completed reference forms due  TBD
New RA Individual Interviews TBD
RA Group Process TBD
Candidates notified of status via email TBD
Deadline to accept offer TBD
Fall 2018 RA Orientation TBD (mandatory training)


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