Resident Assistant Recruitment & Selection Process Timeline for 2016-2017 Academic Year Positions

The RA application process for the 2018-2019 academic year is shown below. Please note, you must attend one of the RA information sessions to receive an application. If you have any questions about this process you can contact our office at or 708-235-7110.




Tuesday, January 23, 2018 3:15pm-4:15pm


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 7pm-8pm


Thursday, January 25, 2018 5:30pm-6:30pm


Wednesday, January 31, 2018 7pm-8pm

All sessions will take place in the Prairie Place Classroom. Please enter through the front entrance. To access the building, contact the desk worker's phone number posted on the bulletin board of the building's vestibule.

Required RA information session. You must bring a photo identification to your session in order to sign in.
Monday, February 12, 2018 by 5PM
Applications due to University Housing. ALL application materials, including ALL references, cover letter and resume must be received by 5pm on February 12, 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Confirmation via GSU email address will be sent out to candidates invited for Group and 1:1 interviews
Friday, February 23, 2018 2pm-5pm
Required Group Process Interview. The group process interview will provide the staff an opportunity to evaluate your skills in a group setting.
  February 26, 2018 - March 2, 2018
Individual interviews held in C1330 or in the Prairie Place Office
  Wednesday, March 7, 2018    
Decision letters will be sent to applicants' GSU Email
Friday, March 9, 2018
Deadline for applicants to communicate their decisions to University Housing
 Thursday, August 9, 2018
Move-in date for RAs
Friday, August 10, 2018Official start date for RA training

Note: All communications regarding the RA Selection Process will be sent to applicants' GSU email.