Overview of the Resident Assistant Application Process
RAs are integral members of the Residence Life & Housing team. Their primary goal is to support, create and maintain a thriving community in the residence halls.
To achieve this goal, RAs work as a team and serve as role models for other students. Some of their key responsibilities are:
- Community Development
- Peer Advising
- Planning/Executing Educational Programming
- Safety/ Policy Confrontation
RA Position Description*[PDF]
*Please note that the dates included in the RA Position Description are tentative and may change after the University finalizes the 2018-2019 academic calendar.
Applications are currently available via SU Connect and will be due on Monday, January 29th by 5:00pm. The SU Connect application is available on the Residence Life & Housing (Department of) organization page under "Forms." This application includes essay questions and you must attach an up-to-date cover letter and resume. Only electronic submissions via SU Connect will be accepted. Applicants must also submit two recommendation forms. At least one form must be from a Suffolk faculty member or administrator. Applicants are required to attend one info session. Please see below for a complete list of info session dates, times and locations.
For additional information, please refer to the RA Letter and Timeline*.
*Please note that the dates included in the RA Letter and Timeline are tentative and may change after the University finalizes the 2017-2018 academic calendar.
Info Session Dates and Locations
|Thursday, November 16, 2017||12:15pm||Beacon 101|
|Sunday, December 3, 2017||7:00pm||Miller Hall Function Room|
|Friday, December 8, 2017||9:00am||150 Tremont Auditorium|
|Tuesday, January 16, 2018||3:00pm||Somerset 316|
|Thursday, January 18, 2018||12:30pm||Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, Sawyer 8th Floor|
|Monday, January 22, 2018||7:00pm||10 West Mezzanine- 2nd Floor|
Please contact Residence Life at 617-305-2500 x 0 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.