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Resident Advisor Selection Process

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Housing & Residence Life invites applications for Resident Advisor (RA) positions in the coming academic year beginning in November. Information sessions are typically held in October and November, and all with questions or who are interested in applying to the program are encouraged to attend!

2017 Resident Advisor Selection Information Sessions

Tuesday, October 17
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Wilson 301
Information Session Facebook event

Monday, October 30
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Wilson 301
Information Session Facebook event

Wednesday, November 8
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Nau 101
Information Session Facebook event


2017 Resident Advisor Selection Key Dates

Monday, November 6  |  Application Opens
Tuesday, November 28  |  Writing Workshop (Wilson 301, 7:00 p.m.)
Monday, January 8  |  Online Application Due (12:00 noon)
Saturday, January 27*  |  Residential College/Language House Individual and Group Interviews
Friday-Sunday, February 9-11  |  New Student/Upperclass Housing Individual Interviews
Saturday, February 24*  |  New Student/Upperclass Housing Group Interview

* by invitation only

Have questions?

See answers to common questions about being an RA at our Resident Advisor FAQ. If you have additional questions, please email Also like the Resident Staff Facebook page to keep in touch!

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Students with a disability who desire accommodation in the Resident Advisor application process should email