How do I become an RA?

SSU Resident Assistant Selection Process

Selection Timeline

RA application is now live

February 3-5, 2021

RA Zoom Info Sessions
*It is required you attend one of the information sessions offered:

If you cannot make any of the meetings, please contact

February 12, 2021

Final Day to Submit a RA application

February 17, 2021

Application results email sent out
*This will inform candidates if they made it to “Candidate Interviews”.

February 22-26 and March 8-12

Candidate Interviews


How to Apply:

RA Info Sessions

If you are interested in being a Resident Assistant it is required you attend one of the information sessions offered. RA Information Sessions provide valuable information about the RA job description, the application process, and the selection timeline.

They are offered for an entire week, and you only have to attend one. Info sessions are provided through Zoom (look to the timeline to see dates and Zoom links).

Candidate Interviews

If you are selected for an interview, we will contact you via email with further instructions on how to sign up for a 30-minute Individual Interview, which will take place over two weeks: February 22-26 and March 8-12

Bear Strength

If you are selected to remain a candidate after the interview, we will contact you via email to sign up to participate in “Bear Strength”. You will be paired up with another candidate and you will be asked to complete activities that will evaluate skills deemed necessary by the HRL staff.

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