Become a Resident Assistant

Resident Assistants (RA)

RAs are student leaders that provide leadership on their individual residence halls by caring for and guiding the students on their hall as well as ensuring the integrity of the facilities on that hall.

RA Selection Information for 2017-2018


  1. You must maintain a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, demonstrated by a lifestyle of integrity.
  2. You must be a student of Liberty University in good standing in both academics and conduct.
    • You must be enrolled at Liberty during the RA application process.
    • Your cumulative GPA (including Fall 2016) must be 2.5 or above to apply.
    • You may not apply if you have obtained 12 or more points during the current semester (Fall 2016). Past discipline records may be considered during the application process as well.
  3. You must have the availability to carry out the RA responsibilities.
    • You may not student teach or be a junior Nursing Major either the Fall or Spring semester of the 2017-2018 school year.
    • Special evaluation will be given to applicants in certain academic programs that may pose a significant challenge to successfully completing the RA duties (i.e. Nursing, Business Policy).
    • RAs for the 2017-2018 school year may not participate in extracurricular activities (i.e. athletic teams, debate, marching band) that conflict with RA duties and responsibilities.
    • RAs are required to remain on campus during key times of the year known as blackout days.  These include but are not limited to RA Training in August, Leadership Banquets, CFAW, Spring Orientation, Graduation, etc.


Calendar of RA Selection Process:

  • December 14, 2016 - Application and personal evaluations due by midnight
  • December 14, 2016 - January 23, 2017 - Group or individual interview with home RD
  • January 27, 2016 - First round cuts are announced
  • January 30th, 2017  - February 3, 2017 – RA Host Week
  • February 3, 2017 5:30pm  -  February 4, 2017 6:00pm - RA Experience Weekend
  • February 17, 2017 - Final cuts are announced
  • February 20, 2017 at 7:00pm - RA Contract Signing
  • March 1, 2017 - Fall Placement is announced

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