The Office of University Housing & Campus Dining has initiated the application process for recruitment for a Heritage Hall Resident Assistants for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. 

If you are a creative, team player looking for a challenge and an opportunity to build your leadership skills –

THEN APPLY TO BE AN RA! – Fill out the application below

  • Applications are available NOW! Follow the prompts (you will start by clicking on the “Agree to Terms” button  to access and complete the application below). Thank you for your interest!
  • RA Reference Form



TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16: Applications available!


  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30: 5:00 pm – Completed Applications are DUE!
  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30: 5:00 pm – References are DUE!

DURING THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 5th: Decision Letters sent out to all applicants



Before you submit your application, you will need to have the following information ready.  You will not be able to save your application in process.  In order for your application to be complete, please be prepared with the following information:

  • Contact Information including your current mailing address, WOU V number, WOU email address, etc.
  • Information on how long you have been at WOU, and any other colleges or universities that you may have attended.
  • A PDF* version of your letter of application (AKA a “cover letter”). This letter of application should address all of the following three prompts:
    • Describe what you think are the most important roles a Resident Assistant performs. Identify the qualities you have that would both enhance and detract from your ability to perform these roles as an RA.
    • Share a list of any previous activities you have been involved with over the last two years that you believe would be relevant for the Resident Assistant position. These can be social activities, community service projects, leadership roles, sports teams, employment, etc.
    • Describe the ideal residence hall community and how members of the community can benefit from living there. Explain the different characteristics that an ideal community would have, including how the community would handle conflict.  You might consider factors such as relationship building, conflict management, academics, inclusion, etc.
  • A PDF* version of your current resume.
  • The email contact information for two individuals that would be able to serve as a reference.

* Please contact the Residential Computing Center if you have any questions about how to convert documents into a PDF format.

* Contact the Service Learning and Career Development Center (SLCD) for assistance with resume development. 




email Rozina Lethe or ResEd@wou.edu


University Housing

(503) 838-8311 | or e-mail: housing@wou.edu  | Location: Ground floor of Ackerman Hall