While the following dates may vary, the object of this document is to indicate the basic process and time frame involved in the hiring and training of Resident Assistant applicants.
Phase One: Applicant Screening
The application screening includes the review and evaluation of documents submitted and verification of GPA, financial health and REACH progress.
Phase Two: Interviews
RA/AAC applicants will be interviewed by Community Life Staff.
Returning RA/AACs will be interviewed by the Director of Community Life.
Interviews take 30 minutes.
Phase Three: Call Back Day
Call Back Day provides an opportunity for the Community Life staff to review and assess applicants as needed. Call Back Day may include group initiatives, role plays or other activities.
January 12, 2017 Applications available
February 1, 2017 Applications due
February 2, 2017 Phase One: Application Screening
February 3-10, 2017 Phase Two: Interviews
February 18, 2017 Phase Three: Call Backs
February 24, 2017 RA/AAC Selection announced
Between March 3-12, 2017 RA/AACs meet with new team (Date/Time TBA)
March 9, 2017 Student Leader Training (7pm-10pm)
April 13, 2017 Student Leader Training (7pm-10pm)
Fall training is a time-intensive experience. Students selected as RA are expected to keep this time, including nights and weekends, free of all outside commitments.
TBD RA start date. 5pm kickoff activity.
December 8, 2017 Date RAs may leave campus after 2pm for Christmas break
January 8, 2018 Date RAs must return to campus by noon for Spring training
May 7, 2018 Date RAs may leave campus after 5pm on the Monday following graduation (RAs release times may vary based on completion of residence hall closing responsibilities)
Ongoing Training (Academic Year):
RAs are required to attend a weekly class.