Apply to be a Resident Advisor or Spiritual Life Advisor
Academic Year 2018-2019 Student Leaders
Interested in becoming a Resident Advisor or a Spiritual Life Advisor? Here's what you need to know!
- GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- Check with your Financial Assistance Advisor and determine the impact the Resident Advisor (RA) or Student Life Advisor (SLA) scholarship may have on your aid package.
- Select references, tell them about the position you are applying for, and confirm that they are willing to serve as your reference.
- Submit the online application with recommendations by the application deadline of Friday, December 15th at 11:59pm.
- Participate in interviews.
- Must be available for Housing and Residence Life (HRL) formation and training (two weeks before NSO starts in August and a few days before classes start in January).
Many students' financial aid may be affected by the RA/SLA compensation package. Please check with the Financial Aid Office about your individual situation.
- Upperclassmen Apartment RAs (Drescher, Lovernich and George Page)
- Housing scholarship which includes equivalent of free room
- Choose your roommate and apartment mates ahead of housing selection
- All other RAs (freshmen and sophomore halls including Towers and Seaside)
- Housing scholarship which includes room and board
- Single rooms in residence halls when possible (choose your roommate if needed)
- Meal plan equal to approximately 1600 points per semester
- SLAs (freshmen and sophomore areas)
- Housing scholarship (you will likely have a roommate)
- Choose your roommate
- No meal plan
If you were not able to attend an information session or are currently studying abroad, please watch this short video about the process before you apply.
Applications open: Wednesday, November 15
Application Deadline: Friday, December 15 (all references must be submitted by this time)
- One must be from your current or previous RA/SLA.
- The second is a general character reference that can be completed by anyone such as a faculty/staff member, current pastor, or former employer that knows you well. It CANNOT be a family member.
- Round 1: Attend an information session (see times above)
- Round 2: Online applications/recommendations
- Round 3: Group interviews/mixer**
- Round 4: Individual interviews with RDs**
- Round 5: Offers made (before housing selection)
** We will coordinate with International Programs student applicants to conduct info sessions, group interviews, and online personal interviews.