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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.

2025-2026 Resident Advisor Selection Key Dates

  • Application opens
    Monday, September 9, 2024
  • Application deadline
    Friday, October 4, 2024 (at 12:00 noon)
  • Group interviews
    Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, 2024, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Make-up group interviews
    Friday, October 25, 2024, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • General individual interviews
    Sunday, November 10, 2024, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (by invitation only)
  • Make-up individual interviews
    Specialized individual interviews (residential colleges and language houses)
    Saturday, November 16, 2024, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.


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