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If you're interested in applying to be an RA, please complete the steps below:

  1. Attend an RA Informational night in Frey 110 on Tuesday, February 4 at 4:30 or 9:30 p.m.
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  3. Sign up for your assigned carousel night by Thursday, February 6th.
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  5. Fill out Application Part 1 by Monday, February 10 at 11:59 p.m.
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  7. Download Application Part 2 which includes essay questions, reference lists and self-evaluations. Email the completed application to housing@messiah.edu.
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    Save the application with a filename of your last name and first initial and email it to housing@messiah.edu (for example Mary Smith would save it as SmithM) by Monday, February 10 at 11:59 p.m.

     

    Sometimes the application & reference form do not open correctly on a Mac. You can try opening it and saving it as a 97 Word document and then filling it out or you may open it as a pdf - Application Part 2 and the reference form can also printed as PDFs, filled out by hand, scanned in and emailed back. The Residence Life Office has a scanner you may use for free if you do not have one.

     

  9. Download the reference form, fill out the top section, save the file and email it to your three references. Ask your references to email the completed reference form to housing@messiah.edu. The file should be saved with a file name of your last name, first initial, and your references last name. For example if Mary Smith has a reference named Kevin Yoder the file would be named SmithMYoder.


    Please submit your reference forms from these three individuals:

    -Your current RA (or an RA that you know well)
    -A Messiah faculty member or employee
    -Another person on campus

    Sometimes the application & reference form do not open correctly on a Mac. You can try opening it and saving it as a 97 Word document or you may open it as a pdf (links at the end of #4)

  10. Attend carousel night on Monday, February 10 or Tuesday, February 11 in Jordan Atrium at 7:00 p.m.

     

     

 

 

 

 

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