Resident Assistant Selection

Interested in the RA Position?

The Resident Assistant (RA) position is a premiere leadership position within the Office of Residence Life. The main function of the RA is to build relationships with residents in an effort to provide individualized support, campus resource information, and academic encouragement. The goal of the RA is to ensure that Marquette feels like home for residential students by building community within their respective wing or floor.

The ideal RA candidate is a current student who has community living experience, a minimum 2.50 GPA, and a desire to make an impact on the lives of his/her peers. Quality candidates will have a commitment to personal integrity, serving members of their peer group, and engaging in personal development.

To learn more, check out the following links about the RA position.

If you have additional questions regarding the RA position, please contact Christy Bergen, Assistant Director for Student Staffing and Training.

RA Selection for Academic Year 2014-2015

The Office of Residence Life is currently seeking qualified applicants for the Resident Assistant position for the 2014-2015 academic year. Applicants must have 2 semesters of community living experience, have a minimum 2.50 GPA, and be in good standing with the university.


Interested applicants must attend a Resident Assistant information session to learn more about the position requirements and details about the application process. Attendance at one of the information sessions is required in order for an application to be considered.

Monday, November 4 | 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. | AMU 157
Tuesday, November 5 | 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. | AMU 163
Wednesday, November 6 | Noon - 1:00 P.M. | AMU Ballroom C
Thursday, November 7 | 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. | Humphrey Auditorium

Additional Information Sessions

The following information session has been added for those who were unable to attend the earlier sessions.

Wednesday, December 4 | 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. | AMU 448

If you are unable to attend this final information session listed above, please contact Christy Bergen.


Applications and completed reference forms are due by January 10, 2014.

  • Application Form
  • Professional Reference Form
  • Current RA Reference Form - to be completed by a current RA
  • Selection Timeline 2014

Related Links




Student Resident

ORL Contact Information

Office of Residence Life
716 North 11th Street
Carpenter Tower, Room 203
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Telephone: (414) 288-7208
Fax: (414) 288-5108
Email ORL