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Becoming An RA

A Resident Assistant (RA) is a vital member of the Housing Staff. By becoming an RA you will learn many valuable skills that will help you after you graduate. An RA is an important student leader on campus. 

An RA serves as a mentor, a connector, and is knowledgeable about campus and resources available for students. As an RA you will have an opportunity to learn and hone a wide variety of skills ranging from critical thinking, time management, problem solving, and communication skills. 

Becoming an RA is your chance to make an impact on West Virginia University Institute of Technology!

Requirements to become an RA: 

  1. Have completed at least one full semester at WVU Tech
  2. Have a minimum of a 2.5 semester and cumulative GPA
  3. Be in Good Disciplinary Standing
    1. This is defined as having no active sanctions. 
  4. Be a full-time student at WVU Tech

How to Apply:

Interested individuals are encouraged to attend one of the following information sessions: 

Fill out an RA Application (the application will not save your progress, you must finish it is one sitting)

RA applicants are required to submit three (3) references as well. One (1) reference must be from a WVU Tech faculty or staff member. The other two (2) can be from individuals that are best able to judge your abilities. Recommendation forms are due March 1, 2019 at 4 PM.

Please note that you can only serve in the RA role or the Orientation Leader role.

If you have questions please contact Armelle Dushime (304.9293.1328) or Alex Wagner (304.929.1329).

All Applications are due by March 1, 2019 at 4 PM