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

Resident Assistants serve as role models, community builders, educators, and peer guides, 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.

Candidates are espected to have good conduct standing, have and maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher, and be entering into their sophomore year at the the Resident Assistant position starts. 

Resident Assistant Application

The application for the 2023-2024 Resident Assistant position is now open. If you are interested, please use the link below to apply by January 6, 2023.

From Our Resident Assistants

"Being a Resident Assistant has given me the opportunity to build so many lifelong relationships and develop skills that will serve me long after graduation."

Luke Schrum 3rd Year Resident Assistant

"My favorite part of Reslife is building a community on my floor and creating a home away from home for my residents."

Ashley Jordan 2nd Year Resident Assistant