Dates and Deadlines

Important dates for RA and PA staff to know for current and next academic year.

Dates with an * are subject to change

Fall 2021 Paraprofessional Selection Process

For Spring 2022 Midyear and Fall 2022-Spring 2023 Academic Year Positions



September 22 - 8 pm
RA Information Session - Illinois Street Residence Hall (ISR) 94 A/B
September 23 - 7 pm
RA Information Session - SDRP/The Ike 2050
September 27 - 5 pm RA Information Session - Oglesby Hall (FAR) Main Lounge
September 29 - 7 pm RA Information Session - Bousfield Hall 1045

October 4, 2021 at 8 am

Online New RA Applications go live

October 18, 2021 at 6:59pm

Online New RA Application is due (applicant must click the SUBMIT button on the last page of the application)

October 29, 2021

All candidates updated on their status in the process. Eligible candidates will be invited to interview.

November 5, 2021

Formal interview process for all selected eligible new RA applicants

November 10, 2021

Returning RA Selection Process Mingle (during Staff D)

*Week of November 15, 2021

January 2022 Midyear RA positions will be offered verbally (pending GPA and judicial checks in early January 2022)

Week of January 3, 2022

Residential Life will confirm fall 2021 term and cumulative GPAs and do a complete judicial history check before offers are made.

*January 14, 2022

All candidates who interviewed will be updated on their status via their e-mail account. Employment Offers will be sent to those selected for RA positions for Fall 2022 - Spring 2023 RAs. New Hires will receive information about registering for the required EPOL 199, 10 week course for spring 2022.

*January 21, 2022

5 pm deadline to sign and submit online offer paperwork. Acceptances not received will have offers rescinded.

*One Saturday or Sunday, typically in Februrary 2022

Required EPOL 199 Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (exact date will be shared after Spring 2022 academic calendar is finalized)

*Typically in February 2022

EPOL 199 Staff Class begins (all sessions; exact dates will be shared after Spring 2022 academic calendar is finalized)

April 6, 2022

Spring Orientation Night for 2022-2023 RAs, Senior RAs & Allen Hall PAs (by hall staff) (subject to change)

Summer 2022 Orientation, Training & Opening Dates

For RAs, Senior RAs, and PAs who are hired

August 2, 2022

Move-In Day for new RAs, new Allen Hall PAs, and all Senior RAs

August 3, 2022

Paraprofessional Training begins for all new RAs and PAs + Senior RAs (mandatory/no exceptions)

August 7, 2022

Returning RAs & returning PAs Move In for training & hall opening prep

August 7, 2022

Week 2 of Paraprofessional Training begins for all 2022-2023 Paraprofessionals

August 14, 2022

Undergraduate Halls open for Early Arrivals and Move In Week begins

Week of August 14

All paraprofessionals have required job responsibilities all this week. Do not plan on working other jobs or having other involvements on campus this week