RA Applications

 Please visit the Residence Life offices in the lower level of the Rollins Campus Center for application information.

Information Session #1

Date: Monday, February 8th
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Java City
Materials: Pen, Paper, Questions
Dress: Casual

Information Session #2

Date: Thursday, February 11th
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Java City
Materials: Pen, Paper, Questions
Dress: Casual



  1. Register for and complete a minimum of 12 credits per semester
  2. In good academic standing as well as maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  3. Give RA responsibilities priority over all other extracurricular activities
  4. Accept other employment only with prior supervisor approval and not exceed 10 hours worked per week
  5. Love DWU!


 RA Application Process:

1 – Complete a resume, cover letter, and application form with your answers to the two questions

2 – Proof read all application materials and make corrections

3 – Print all application materials and sign your cover letter

4 – Turn in your resume, cover letter, and application form to Danny Sandberg, Jeff Holstein, or Cameron Miser in the Residence Life offices by Monday, March 7th at 5:00 p.m.


Hiring Process Timeline:

March 7th - Applications due

March 14th-16th Individual interviews

March 18th - Applicants will be selected and all will be notified


Resident Assistant Job Description

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