Resident Assistant

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Resident Assistant Position Overview:

Resident Assistants plan and facilitate activities and programs and enforce policies and procedures within the residence halls at UMass Boston. Resident Assistants are undergraduate student members in the Office of Housing and Residence Life. They report to and are directly supervised by Community Directors. It is our expectation that the Resident Assistant maintains a high level of involvement in support of the Housing and Residence Life programming model and be an excellent social and academic role model for the residents on the floor. This is a leadership opportunity that provides a room in the residence hall and a meal plan. Resident Assistants are required to live in the residence hall in order to successfully fulfill the expectations of the position.

How to Apply:

RA applications are currently CLOSED. The deadline to apply to be an RA for the academic year of 2018-2019 was Sunday, November 19th, 2017. Student's who missed the application deadline are encouraged to apply when the application reopens next year for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Having Trouble Finding the Application?:

View this resource for a simple four step guide to finding the RA application on UMBeInvolved


Any questions regarding the RA application should be directed to the Associate Director of Residential Education, Keith Waak. Email Keith at Keith.Waak@umb.edu and/or call his office at 617.287.6011.