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Spring 2017 RA Applications Are Now Open!

We are seeking highly motivated individuals to be a part of an energetic and dynamic Residence Education team! Resident Assistant candidates will assist Residence Life in building communities that are conducive to study, social interaction, and individual development. If you enjoy helping others, being part of a team, connecting students to the University, and want to grow your leadership abilities, then apply to be an RA!

Position Information

We are hiring Resident Assistants for both the residence hall and apartment communities.  Please read the Agreement & Responsibilities documents for detailed information about the positions including the employment term and compensation.  

Application Information

  • Applications are available through our online system.  Click here to access the application using your UW username and password.  If you do not have a UW username or password, please contact Corey Peacock ( for assistance.
  • Candidates are encouraged to attend one of our information sessions. Info sessions are scheduled for:
    • November 1 @ 6 PM – Washakie Shoshone Room
    • November 2 @ 7 PM – Washakie Shoshone Room

Application Eligibility Requirements

  • Have a current GPA of 2.5 or higher at the time of application.
  • Have a positive financial, academic, and student conduct status with Residence Life & Dining Services at the University of Wyoming.
  • Have lived one semester within Residence Life & Dining Services housing (preferred, not required).
  • RLDS will consider transfer student applicants who have not yet completed a semester at UW for an RA position only if they have prior experience as an RA.

Important Dates:

  •  October 17 – Application Opens
  •  November 1 - Information Session | 6pm | Washakie Shoshone Room
  •  November 2 - Information Session | 7pm | Washakie Shoshone Room
  •  November 7 – Applications Due
  •  November 16 & 17 – Individual Interviews and Group Process | 6-9pm | Washakie Shoshone Room
  •  November 22 – Offers Made

Email Corey Peacock, Assistant Director, at for more information!

RA Application

RA Halls 2016 - 2017 Agreement & Responsibilities

RA Apartments 2016 - 2017 Agreement & Responsibilities

FIG Information for RA Candidates

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Laramie, WY 82071-2000

Phone: (307) 766-3175

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