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Apply to be a Resident Assistant

Welcome to the 2017-2018 Resident Assistant Selection Process

Resident Assistants are selected on the basis of leadership, scholarship and experience with a knowledge, awareness and commitment to Duquesne University's values, especially as set forth in the University Mission Statement.

Resident Assistants serve as role models, community builders, educators and peer counselors in addition to helping provide a safe and secure living environment for resident students. The RA position requires great dedication and flexibility. Resident Assistants are expected to display personal qualities such as maturity, empathy, motivation, initiative, responsibility, adaptability and integrity.

2017-2018 RA Selection Timeline
November 9 RA Info Session
Towers MPR
12:15 p.m.
November 14 Applications available online
November 18 RA Info Session
Towers MPR
12:15 p.m.
November 28- December 7 Individual Interviews
December 7 Study Abroad Group Process
January 12- January 20 Individual Interviews
January 13  Applications due to the Office of Residence Life, Assumption Hall
January 28 Group Process
February 3 Candidate Notification
February 6- March 3 Weekly Resident Assistant Training Classes
April 26 Spring Workshop
Towers MPR
8:45 p.m.

- Sign up for individual interview when you submit your application.

- While we understand emergencies occur, in order to be considered, it is important that candidates participate in all aspects of the selection process.

All RA Applications and References are due to the Office of Residence Life in Assumption Hall by Friday, January 13, 2017.

RA Timeline and Checklist

2017-2018 RA Application