Resident Assistant Selection Information

Thank you for expressing an interest in becoming a part of the Thompson Hall Residence Life Staff! We are excited that you would take the time to apply and wish you luck during this process. Our Information Session will take place on Tuesday, September 9 at 8 p.m. in the Thompson Hall Lobby.

Questions? Contact Katie Bosio, Director of Residence Life at (810) 762-9537 or

New Resident Assistant Application

Reference Form 

  • Give three reference forms to individuals you feel would be acceptable references. References can be handed in with your Consent form or sent to Katie Bosio, Director of Residence Life directly
    • One must be from your current RA if you are a current resident of Thompson Hall or from an RA (past or present) of your choice if you are a non-resident of Thompson Hall
    • The second reference must be from a University Employee
    • The remaining references are your choice; please do not use family members

RA Applicant Authorization and Consent for Release of Information Form (print, sign & return to Katie Bosio)

Resident Assistant Position Description

Sample Cover Letter & Resume                                                          

A Section Candidates

B Section Candidates

Information Session: 9th Tuesday (September 9) @ 8 p.m. in the Thompson Hall lobbyInformation Session: TBA
Applications Due: 11th Wednesday (September 24). We will continue to accept applications until January 13Applications Due: TBA
Interview Notification by email during work term (Fall 2014)Interview Notification: TBA
Interviews with Director: 1st week (January 12-15)Interviews with Director: TBA
Group Process Activities: 1st Thursday (January 15) 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Dress for group process is business casual. Group Process Activities: TBA
Notification to Training: 1st Friday (January 16)Notification to Training: TBA
Training: Weeks 2-10 of Winter Term (2 hours per week)Training: TBA
Notification of hire: 5th or 6th week of Spring term. GPA’s are checked and number of students living in Thompson Hall confirmedNotification of hire: TBA

GPA Requirements: CUM GPA of 2.6 for training, Term GPA of 2.8/CUM of 2.6 for hire