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RA Selection Process 2017-18

Information sessions for the Resident Advisor position will be taking place in early November and interested candidates must attend an information session for their application to be considered. 

Interested in becoming an RA?

Want to make your mark on the SU community?

Attend an RA info session:

October 26th - 4 pm

November 1st - 7 pm

November 6th - 7:30 pm & 9 pm

November 9th - 1 pm

November 12th - 2 pm

November 14th - 4 pm

Check back soon for updates on Info Session Locations!

If you are interested in the Resident Advisor position, you must attend an information session for your application to move forward in the process.


The RA Position

General Information

  • There are 177 RA positions across campus during the academic year. This includes the 52 Learning Community Resident Advisors and 12 Mentor Resident Advisors.
  • RA positions are available on North Campus and South Campus for the academic year.
  • Summer RA positions include - SSUI, Summer Start, and Summer College.  
  • The academic year RA remuneration includes room and board (housing and meal plan) valued at a total of $8,115.00 a semester.  If you are a Learning Community RA or Mentor RA, there is the opportunity to earn additional compensation.  
  • In addition to room and board (housing and meal plan), Summer RAs have the opportunity to earn $9.25 an hour for up to 26 hours per week.
  • All candidates interested in participating in the RA recruitment process, may not have an active disciplinary status at their time of employment.