2015-2016 Applications go live October 20th

Resident Advisors

Resident Advisors (RAs) are the members of the Student Housing & Residential Life staff that work directly with residents to encourage involvement in campus life and to assist in emergencies. RAs are individuals who are committed to making on‐campus living a fun and rewarding experience. These student staff members receive on‐going training in areas such as peer counseling, crisis intervention, and roommate conflict resolution, so that they may be of help to residents during the year.

How to Apply (2014-2015 process)

  Application Process
Step 1:

Read the position description 2014-2015 descriptions:

Step 2:

Attend an information session (optional but recommended)

  • November 5th from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Student Center West Lounge
  • November 6th from 6:30pm-8:00pm in the Saratoga Center
  • November 12th from 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Divarty Steps
  • November 14th from 7:00pm-9:00pm in the Tortuga Lobby
  • November 21st From 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Vineyard Lobby
  • December 4th from 12:00pm-2:00pm in the Student Center Room 113
Step 3:

Download Application:

New RA Application 2014-2015

Returning RA Application 2014-2015

Step 4: Complete the Application as well as the Supplemental Questions
Step 5:

Create your resume, cover letter, and three references' contact information

Visit Career Devlopment's website for more info: Career Development

Step 6: Talk with your Financial Aid Advisor find them here: Financial Aid Advisor
Step 7: Gather your Transcipts: CSUMB unofficial transcript instructions
Step 8:

Completed application materials are considered:

  • Completed Application form
  • Completed Supplemental Questions
  • Copy of Transcripts (unofficial are accepted)
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Three references and contact information
Step 9:

Turn in completed materials by the deadlines below to:


  • Print and submit to the Student Housing & Residential Life Office Front Desk

Application Deadlines

Spring 2014/Returning Position: December 20th
2014-2015 Academic Year: January 27th

If you have any questions please ask one of the current Resident Advisors


Alex Jernigan, North Quad Community Director, at AJernigan@csumb.edu