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Resident Assistants

Interested in being a Resident Assistant?  Being an RA is a great way to meet new people, have a positive influence on others, and build leadership skills.  It's also a great way to help pay for college!

We believe in the concept of Ubuntu - "I am what I am because of who we all are." Residence life seeks applicants from all backgrounds, traditions, and belief systems to serve the wide array of students who live with us.  Help us make every person mater!  For more on our commitment please click on the Value Statement and Commitment in the menu to the left.

The selection process for our 2014-2015 staff opens on December 1.  Applications will be due no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, January 31, 2014.  Please thoroughly review the information packet and position description below to determine if becoming an RA might be the right move for you. 

You can apply beginning December 1, 2013 through eRezLife by clicking on the link below. 

RA Position Description 2014-2015

RA Information Packet 2014-2015

Apply by clicking HERE.

(Username and password are your usual electronic ID and password.) 


Your application will require a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should address your interest in the position, highlight experiences that may not be listed in your resume, and speak to your belief about what it would mean to work as a Resident Assistant at NDSU.

For assistance with your cover letter and resume, please make an appointment at the Career Center in Ceres Hall, or stop in to see Sarah Hunter, Career Specialist, at ACE on Wednesday nights from 7-9 PM.

Each hall will offer the opportunity to learn more about the position and hear directly from current RAs.  While attendance is not required, it is encouraged.  If you are not living in the halls currently or cannot make the time listed for your building, you may attend any session.

Optional Information Sessions

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7557 / Fax: (701) 231-7599
Campus address: Bison Court West 
Physical/delivery address: 1415 14th St N, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5310 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Department of Residence Life

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013 1:50:34 PM