Resident Advisors

2017-18 Application Open November 18 - January 18

Welcome to the 2017-18 RA application site! You will find everything you need here to help guide you through the process, including a detailed job description, qualifications, hiring timeline and a list of frequently asked questions! If you'd like to ask us something not covered in our webpages, please email us at

Why be an RA?

  1. You are the type of person who is always looking to be one step ahead of the rest. You want to be well prepared in conflict resolution, critical thinking and leadership skills—making yourself more competitive in the job market after graduation. 
  2. You will make a difference. You will be the reason students decide to remain at CU or the reason they discover their perfect major. You look forward to being a part of a legacy and leaving your mark on the University of Colorado.
  3. Meeting your residents in one-on-one settings to talk about challenges, accomplishments or their plans for the future will be a daily occurrence. You will also help your residents build connections with the campus at large.
  4. While many off-campus jobs are hard to balance with a busy course schedule, we know that you’re a student too and want to make sure you succeed both at your job and at your schoolwork

If you would like to know more about what being an RA entails before applying, please meet with one of the RAs in your hall or contact your hall director.


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