Residence Life

RA Position

The primary goal of Residence Life is to foster an environment that supports and supplements the intellectual experience found in the classroom. The Resident Assistant (RA) is a paraprofessional in the Residence Life with responsibility for assisting in the achievement of these goals. The RA position serves as a peer counselor, peer educator, and referrer to University resources. RAs are tasked with ensuring campus and departmental learning outcomes are realized in their respective communities through programming, one-on-one relationships, and creating a culture of student development. 


Applications Open for 2024-2025 Academic Year!!

24.25 RA Application

The application will close on Wednesday, February 21st.

RAs are full-time students who live in a residence hall or apartment and serve as part of a hall staff and area team. RAs sponsor programs for their residents, build one-on-one relationships, and promote a culture of resiliency and interdependence.

Applicants for the RA position should be sincerely interested in the welfare of students and of Southwestern University, and ready to work in support of both.

Please complete an application here: 24.25 RA Application

The application is located in the Housing Forms section of Self Service/THD.

Any questions, reach out to!