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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!


2018 Resident Advisor Selection Information Sessions

Wednesday, October 24
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Nau 101
10/24 Information Session Facebook event

Tuesday, October 30
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Wilson 301
10/30 Information Session Facebook event

Monday, November 5
8:00-9:00 p.m.
Wilson 301
11/5 Information Session Facebook Event


2018 Resident Advisor Selection Key Dates

Tuesday, November 6  |  Application Opens
Friday, January 18  |  Online Application Due (12:00 noon)
Friday-Sunday, February 8-10  |  Individual Interviews
Saturday, February 23*  |  Group Interviews
Monday-Thursday, February 25-28*  |  Residential College supplemental interviews

* 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