Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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Residential Life

Campus Life

The Application Process

Applications are due on Wednesday, February 26th to the Residential Life office. Residential Life is located upstairs in Balfour Hood, above the Cafe.


You can find the 2014-2015 Resident Advisor application by clicking the "Get Your Application Here!" link on the right side of this page. Your completed application will include:

1. A resume and cover letter (find details inside the application)
2. Two letters of recommendation from people familiar with your work. This could include faculty, academic advisors, current or former employers, RAs, coaches, or administrators.


When you submit your application to the front desk at Residential Life, you will also sign up for an individual interview for the afternoon of March 1st. This signup sheet will be on the door of the office starting at noon on Tuesday, February 25th. If you cannot make it to the interview on March 1st, it is your responsibility to contact James (kato_james@wheatoncollege.edu) to schedule a makeup interview.


Saturday, March 1st is RA Interview Day. On Interview Day, the dress code is business casual, but wear comfortable clothing as you will be moving around. The schedule will be as follows:

9:00 AM - Check in (All - Balfour Hood Atrium)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Group Interview Process (All)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch (On your own)
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Individual Interviews (Your interview time slot only)


All candidates will receive an update on the status of their application during the week of March 10, 2014. If you are selected as a Resident Advisor, you will need to sign and return your contract (sent to your campus mailbox).


Fall Training will begin on the evening of Friday, August 15, 2014, and continue through move-in and CORE, with responsibilities ending after Sunday, August 24, 2014.


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