Resident Advisor Selection

Friday, December 01, 2017
12:00 pm


  • Do you feel there is room for another 10 hour a week time commitment in your schedule?
  • Do you feel you could approach a resident about a personal concern that has been brought to your attention?
  • Would you feel comfortable assisting any student in need?
  • Can you promote civility and be open to ideas and opinions different from your own?
  • Are you able to confront other people's behaviors in a constructive manner?
  • Can you remain objective and fair when dealing with a conflict involving your friends and fellow staff members?
  • Are you able to react and express yourself clearly in a tense situation?
  • Do you know when someone is asking for help, but is not directly verbalizing their need?
  • Is the satisfaction of knowing you did your best enough for you?
  • When faced with criticism, are you flexible?

If you have answered yes to most of these questions you are strongly encouraged to read through the application, attend an info session/table, or speak to a current RA. 


 All full-time WPI students are eligible for RA positions provided their academic record does not hold a status of academic warning, probation, or suspension at the end of B-Term 2017 and are in good standing in regards to their conduct record. Successful candidates must have achieved at least sophomore status by the start of the Fall 2018 term. 


  • October 27, 2017 - 11am-1pm RA Info Table (Campus Center)
  • November 1, 2017 - 10am - RA Application Available (Via Techsync)
  • November 7, 2017 - 5-7pm RA Info Table (Wedge)
  • November 28, 2017 - 5pm-7pm RA Info Table (FH Lobby)
  • December 1, 2017 - 12pm - Application Due (Via Techsync)
  • December 5, 2017 - 6-9pm RA Info Party (Riley Commons - Applicants Only)
  • *January 11 & 12, 2018 - RA Individual Interview Days
  • *January 20, 2018 - RA Selection Group Process Day
  • January 22, 2018 - Strengthsquest Emailed to Final Candidates (Due by Wed. January 24th @ Noon)
  • January 29, 2018 - Decision Letters Sent Out (Via Email)
  • January 31, 2018 - RA Contract Due to Res Services

* denotes that a time commitment will be needed for these days.


Reference Form

Registration Deadline:
Friday, December 1, 2017 12:00 pm