Student Housing and Residential Life

Become a Resident Advisor!

 

Multiple RAs sitting. One has a graphic over their face saying Your Face Here.

Resident Advisors are the members of Student Housing & Residential Life 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.

Follow our social media accounts for the most up-to-date information about RA Selection.

Apply to be a 2022-23 Resident Advisor:

1) Read and review the RA Role Description

2) Apply for the RA role

  • Questions to consider when applying:
    • What is your current understanding of what an RA does?
    • Why do you want to be an RA?
    • What can you contribute to the RA role and where do you feel you may need to improve?
    • Please describe a community in which you have been part of. What were some of the characteristics of your community and what would you do to create a positive community as an RA?
    • What does diversity mean to you and how can you contribute to the diversity and feeling of inclusiveness on your floor?
  • 3 References needed

3) Email a cover letter and resume to raselection@csumb.edu

  • When applying, please submit a PDF of these documents and name the file: LastName22Resume and LastName22CLetter

4) Talk with your Financial Aid advisor

5) Completed application materials are considered if you have:

 

Have more question or want to learn more?

RA Information Session Dates:

Virtual Session #1 Virtual Session #2 In Person Session
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:30 - 5:30 PM Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBD
https://csumb.zoom.us/j/83715697318 https://csumb.zoom.us/j/89660997331   

 

 

Dates for 2022-23 Resident Advisor Applications:

Applications open on Friday, November 19 at 12:01 AM

Fall 2022 (Academic Year Only)Spring 2022 (Mid Year RAs Only)Both Spring and Fall 2020
Monday, January 10, 2022 8:00 AM   Thursday, December 2, 2021 8:00 AM   Thursday, December 2, 2021 8:00 AM 
Apply Here!

If you have any questions, please email raselection@csumb.edu

Please note: for 2021-2022 housing, unless approved for a vaccination exemption, residents are required to be immunized for COVID-19