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Resident Assistants

To qualify to be an RA for the 2022-2023 academic year, you must meet the following by the end of the Spring 2022 semester:

  • 36 undergraduate credit hours (those in master's and Ph.D. programs meet this requirement)
  • Minimum of one year living in a residence hall at the college/university level
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must be able to serve for one full academic year
  • Must complete an online application by the deadline in November 2021 (more information coming soon)

NOTE: If you are not currently on campus and would like to be an RA, please email raselect@purdue.edu for information about applying.

More information about the application process for those wanting to be RA’s for 2022-2023 will be on this page in September 2021.

Additional questions about what it takes to be an RA? Talk with any current RA or Residential Education Coordinator to learn about the different aspects and benefits of the position or email raselect@purdue.edu.