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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 during the fall term. All those with questions or who are interested in applying to the program are encouraged to attend information sessions to learn more!


2023-2024 Resident Advisor Selection Information Sessions

Fall 2022 Information Session dates will be available soon!


2023-2024 Resident Advisor Selection Key Dates

  • Application opens
    Monday, September 12 (at 12 a.m.)
  • Application deadline
    Wednesday, October 12 (at 11:59 p.m.)
  • Group interviews
    Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23
  • Specialized (residential colleges and language houses) individual interviews
    Sunday, November 6 (by invitation only)
  • General (first-year and upperclass housing areas) individual interviews
    Sunday, November 13 (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 and Instagram 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