Important: Dates for the current year (for current residence life staff) and next year (for individuals interested in applying for the position for the upcoming year) are both listed here. Be sure to look at the appropriate section.

2016-2017

The following dates are tentative and subject to change. RAs should note these dates and should be prepared to discuss with their ADRL any possible conflicts.

Spring 2016 Trainings:

  • All Spring 2016 trainings are required and will last approximately an hour and a half.
  • All Staff Training Session: Thursday, March 24th @ 7:00pm (Pfeiffer Hall Lounge)
  • Area Team Sessions coordinated by your specific Assistant Director of Residence Life

Fall Training:

  • You must arrive on campus and be ready to begin training by noon on Monday, August 22, 2016.
  • You are able to move in on Sunday afternoon if this is better for your schedule; please be in contact with your ADRL.

Academic Year:

  • You must attend Resident Assistant staff meetings on Monday evenings.  Meetings are scheduled from 8:00-10:00pm.  Your ADRL will communicate where these meetings will take place.

Winter Break:

  • You must plan to stay on campus until 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2016.

Winter Training:

  • You must arrive on campus and be ready to begin training by noon on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
  • You are able to move in on Friday, January 13, 2017 if this is better for your schedule; please be in contact with your ADRL.
  • Depending on the number of incoming new and transfer students for Block 5, some RAs may be asked to arrive on Thursday, January 12, 2017 to assist with winter orientation.

End of Year:

  • You must plan to stay until 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 14, 2017 after Commencement. 
  • You are able to move out prior to noon on Monday, May 15, 2017 if this works better in your schedule; please be in contact with your ADRL.
  • If you are a senior you may opt out of assisting with closing activities following Commencement, however, you would then need to move out of your building by 6:00pm on Sunday, May 14, 2017.

*Note: Block Breaks, Thanksgiving Break and spring break are staffed and there will be on-call responsibilities during these times.


2017-2018

The following dates are tentative and subject to change. Applicants should note these dates and should be prepared to discuss with Residence Life any possible conflicts during the application process.

Spring 2017 Trainings

  • All Spring 2017 trainings are required and will last approximately an hour and a half.
  • All Staff Training Session: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. (Pfeiffer Hall lounge)
  • Area Team Sessions coordinated by your specific Assistant Director of Residence Life

Fall Training

  • You must arrive on campus and be ready to begin training by noon on Monday, August 21, 2017.
  • You are able to move in on Sunday, August 20, 2017 if this is better for your schedule; please be in contact with your ADRL.

Winter Break:

  • You must plan to stay on campus until 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 21, 2017.

Winter Training:

  • You must arrive on campus and be ready to begin training by noon on Saturday, January 13, 2018.
    • You are able to move in on Friday, January 12, 2018 if this is better for your schedule; please be in contact with your ADRL.
  • Depending on the number of incoming new and transfer students for Block 5, some RAs may be asked to arrive on Thursday, January 11, 2018.

End of Year:

  • You must plan to stay until 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, 2018 after Commencement.
  • You are able to move out prior to noon on Monday, May 14, 2018 if this works better in your schedule. 
  • If you are a senior you may opt out of assisting with closing activities following Commencement, however, you would then need to move out of your building by 6:00pm on Sunday, May 13, 2018.

*Note: Block Breaks, Thanksgiving Break and spring break are staffed and there will be on-call responsibilities during these times.