Resident Assistant Application Process   

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!


Resident Assistant Info Sessions:resident assistant poster

The first step is attending an information session but this is not required. 

Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 11am
Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 4pm
Monday, January 25, 2021 at 4pm
Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 4pm

Use the Zoom link:


Resident Assistant Application:

Then complete the application, including providing personal information, answering 2 short essay questions, and attaching a resume. 

Application link: 


Then give the reference form link to two references (one must be a current RA and the other from a professional who can speak to your experience). 

Reference Link: 


Applications and References are due on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 11:59pm.

Then watch your email to select a time to interview with current residence life staff members. 




  • Must be enrolled as a full-time, UTC degree-seeking student for each semester of employment (at least 12 credits for undergraduates, 9 credits for graduates) 

  • Must have earned 24 credit hours by the start of employment. 

  • Must have a conduct record in good standing with the university.

  • Must have a 2.5 GPA to apply. If you drop below a 2.5 semester or cumulative GPA prior to your start date, your job offer will be rescinded. 



  • Staff members are expected to attend all training sessions and staff meetings (Thursdays from 8-10pm during the academic year). 

  • Staff members are expected to remain registered as full-time students at UTC in good academic standing (2.5 overall and semester GPA). 

  • Staff members are permitted to take on up to 10 hours of any other employment, internships or engagement with Resident Director approval. Beyond 10 hours must be approved by an Assistant Director. 


If you have any questions, please contact Assistant Director, David Ferguson: