Student Leadership Positions

We're accepting applications for the following student leadership position:

Resident Assistant

The primary responsibility of a Resident Assistant (RA) is to build community amongst the residents of Housing and Residence Life. Community building is accomplished through programs, social interaction and enforcing community standards established by Housing and Residence Life and by the residents in the community.

Appointment for the position is for the period of July 27, 2018 to May 24, 2019.

Benefits: Single room and utilities and a Meal Plan of 17 meals per week. (Meals are not provided during University closures, holidays or any day the Meal Plan is not active.)

Application deadline: Friday, February 2, 2018, 5 p.m. Applications must be turned in to the Office of Housing and Residence Life. They cannot be emailed.

To find out more, read the RA Assignment Description.

Here's the Application for the RA Assignment. You can download the application to fill it out online, however, you must submit the application to the housing office. Emailed applications will not be accepted. 

We highly recommended that applicants attend one of the information sessions below, which will be located in the Housing Phase II Lounge:

Date Time

Friday, December 1, 2017

12:30–1:30 p.m.

Monday, December 4, 2017

4–5 p.m.

Friday, January 26, 2018

2–3 p.m.

Monday, January 29, 2018

7–8 p.m.


RA Selection Process

Friday, February 2, 2018, by 5 p.m.

RA application materials are due in the Housing Office. They cannot be emailed.

Tuesday, February 6

Group process invitation sent to Cal State LA email

Friday, February 9, 1–5 p.m.

Saturday, February 10, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Group process in the Phase II Lounge

Thursday, February 15 by 5 p.m.

Invitation for individual interviews sent to Cal State LA email

Thursday, February 22, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Friday, February 23, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Individual interviews

Friday, March 2, Noon

Offer letters picked up at the Housing Office

Tuesday, March 6, 5 p.m.

RA acceptances are due to the Housing Office