Apply to be a Student Leader

Apply to be a Student Leader


Student Opportunities

Want to learn about what it means to be a Resident Advisor (RA) or Spiritual Life Advisor (SLA)? Click the links below to read more about the role of RA/SLAs in on-campus housing. We hope you will consider this opportunity to lead in our community, and look forward to meeting you!

Graduate Resident Advisors (GRA)

For any graduate students interested in applying for the Graduate Resident Advisor position, please click here. Applications are now closed.

Summer Resident Advisor (RA) Application

Learn more about the Summer Resident Advisor role. Applications are now closed.

Academic Year Student Leader Application

How Do I Apply to be a Fall 2021- Spring 2022 RA/SLA?

Applications are now closed.


  • 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.
  • Participate in interviews.
  • Must be available for HRL Formation: two weeks before NSO starts in August, a few days after check-outs in December, and come back for Spring NSO.


Many students' financial aid may be affected by the RA/SLA scholarship package. Please check with the Financial Aid Office about your individual situation.

  • Upperclassmen Apartment RAs (Drescher, Lovernich and George Page)
    • Housing scholarship which includes the equivalent of free room
    • Choose your roommate and apartment mates ahead of housing selection
    • Meal plan equal to approximately 550 points per semester
  • 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 (all areas)
    • Housing scholarship (you will likely have a roommate)
    • Choose your roommate
    • No meal plan

How Do I Apply to be a Fall 2021- Spring 2022 RA/SLA?

With the University making plans to return students to full capacity for the Fall 2021 semester as per the President's Briefing, Housing and Residence Life has been given the green light to take on additional Resident and Spiritual Life Advisors.

As such, we are happy to announce that we are now accepting additional applications for student leaders in the following residential areas:

  • Freshman Halls - Need Female RA/SLAs
  • Sophomore Areas - Need Female RA/SLAs

To apply to be a student leader, please follow the instructions listed below:

  • Watch the mandatory Information Session video.
    • Please note that if you do not watch this video, you will not gain access to the application in the Housing Portal.
  • After watching the information session video, you will gain access to the Housing Portal within 24-48 hours.
  • Submit your RA/SLA Application through the Housing Portal 

Applications are rolling until our positions are filled.