Resident Assistant Recruitment & Selection Process Timeline for 2020-2021 Academic Year Positions

The RA application process for the 2020-2021 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.


DATE (will be announced over Winter Break)



Monday, January 27, 2020 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:00 a.m. and 3:00pm

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:00 a.m. and 1:00pm

Thursday January 30, 2020 1:00 p.m. and 4:00pm

Friday, January 31, 2020 3:00pm

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.
 Friday, February 21st, 2020
Applications due to University Housing. ALL application materials, including ALL references, cover letter and resume must be received by 5pm on DATE to be determined. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 
 Wednesday, February 26th , 2020
Confirmation via GSU email address will be sent out to candidates invited for Group and 1:1 interviews
Tuesday, March 2nd , 2020
Required Group Process Interview. The group process interview will provide the staff an opportunity to evaluate your skills in a group setting.
 March 3, 2020 –March 6, 2020
Individual interviews held in the Prairie Place Office
  Monday, March 16th, 2020
Decision letters will be sent to applicants' GSU Email
 Monday, March 23rd , 2020
Deadline for applicants to communicate their decisions to University Housing
 August 2020Move-in date for RAs
August 2020Official start date for RA training

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