The application for RA positions for the 2024-2025 Academic Year is now available. The application can be found on the Housing Portal. Any questions should be directed to


Applicants for the RA position must meet the following criteria:

  • have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    • If extraordinary circumstances have prevented you from obtaining a 2.5 and your current GPA is between 2.25 and 2.5, you must submit a letter of appeal with your application explaining those circumstances.
    • If you do not have an established GPA from USM, please provide one from your prior institution.
  • be in good disciplinary standing with the Dean of Students Office.
  • be available for training in early August – dates TBD.

Application Materials

RA Applicants will need to submit:

  • Application from the Housing Portal
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two references
    • While not required, it is preferred that one of your two references be a current USM RA.

Important Dates

February 16th – LRA applications due by 4:00pm

February 19th – Returning Staff applications due by 4:00pm

February 23rd – New RA applications due by 4:00pm