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RA Selection 2016 - 2017

RA Recruitment Theme

The Office of Residential Life is accepting applications to become a Resident Assistant. RAs at the University of Hartford serve a vital role in helping to shape the residential experience and in educating students about what it means to be “Committed to Community”. RAs serve as community builders, helpers, program and event planners, administrators, relationship builders, and so much more.

Their primary role is to serve as a peer advisor whose purpose is to make sure that each student who lives on campus has a positive living/learning experience. RAs are available to:

  • Help students meet other residents and build a community within each living environment
  • Provide support with social, personal, and other issues
  • Assist in the resolution of conflicts with room/suite/apartment mates
  • Plan activities to address students’ needs and interests
  • Uphold the rules and expectations of the University Code of Student Conduct and Residential Life policies and procedures
  • Educate residents regarding academic programs, career services, health services, counseling services, intramurals, and other campus resources
  • Enforce safety and security measures in cooperation with Public Safety
  • Assist the Resident Director and Office of Residential life with administrative tasks

For more information about the position, the selection process, and to submit an application download the RA Applicant Information Guide.  The link to the RA application is located in this document.