A Resident Assistant (RA) is a para-professional undergraduate student staff member who lives in on-campus
serves as a resource for the students in their assigned area of responsibility. RAs play a key role in
environment for students that is conducive to academic, personal, and social growth and development. An RA
resource, mentor, community leader, and role model within the Residence Life community. They are trained to
situations that may develop within the on-campus housing program and enforce community standards conducive
success. There are always RA’s on duty on campus between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. each night.
Bluefield, West Virginia
King George, Virginia
Durham, North Carolina
Princeton, West Virginia
Morresville, North Carolina
Students interested in being an RA are encouraged to attend information sessions (dates & times TBD). The
Resident Assistant application is available on the website located here. Applicants must have a
GPA and have no prior conduct issues that could prevent them from serving on the RA staff.