SJU Residential Life and Housing

Become an RA

Requirements to be an RA:

  • Current, full-time student at Saint John's University
  • Two semesters of college experience upon starting the position
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70
  • Good conduct standing with the University
  • Participation in all RA training programs
  • Fulfill specific RA position responsibilities
  • Commitment for a full academic year (unless hired on a semester basis)

Spring 2015 Application Timeline:

  • RA Information Session (January 12, 9 pm)
  • Online application form (due January 19)
  • 3 essay questions (due January 26)
  • FR and RA recommendations (due January 26)
  • Interview with FR and RA teams (February 1-8)
  • Interview with Director, if necessary (February 8-15)
  • Notification sent to candidates (February 26)
  • Candidates return acceptance letters to Housing Office (March 11)


Spring Break

Residence Halls Close: Friday, February 27 at 8 p.m.
Residence Hall Open: Sunday, March 8 at 9 a.m.

Staying on-campus over break?

  • Campus residents who need to stay on campus over the Spring Break, must fill out an Extended Occupancy Form by Sunday, February 22.
  • Requests received after February 22 will result in a $25 late charge.
  • A Resident who accesses his residence during a break period without prior permission will be charged $25/day not to exceed $100/week.
  • Only athletes, international students, out of state students, and students working on-campus over the break will be granted permission to stay on campus.

Extended Occupancy Request Form