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 Renee Dowdy, Assistant Director for Student Staffing and Training.

RA Selection for Academic Year 2015-2016

The Office of Residence Life is currently seeking qualified applicants for the Resident Assistant position for the 2015-2016 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 3 | 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. | AMU 157
Tuesday, November 4 | 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. | AMU 157
Wednesday, November 5 | Noon - 1:00 P.M. | AMU 227
Thursday, November 6 | 7:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. | AMU 227

Week of November 10th | Info Sessions held in each residence hall:

Straz: Monday, November 10 | 8:00pm - Straz first floor MPR

Carpenter: Tuesday, November 11 | 7:00pm – Carepenter first floor student suite

Cobeen: Tuesday, November 11 | 7:00pm – Cobeen 2nd floor lobby

Abbottsford: Tuesday, November 11 | 7:00pm – Abbottsford Computer Lab

Schroeder: Tuesday, November 11 | 8:30pm – Schroeder Basement classroom

McCabe: Monday, November 10 | 5pm – McCabe conference room

McCormick: Tuesday, November 11 | 7:30pm – Vic Mic Lounge

O'Donnell: Tuesday, November 11 | 7:00pm – OD Basement

Mashuda: Tuesday, November 11 | 9:00pm – Mashuda Ballroom  

Wednesday, December 3 | Noon - 1:00pm | AMU 227

Friday, December 5 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm | AMU 163


Applications and completed reference forms are due by January 12, 2015.


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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