Engagement Details

New Resident Assistant


What to Expect

Be a guiding hand that helps students thrive on campus. Living with a group of 25 to 60 students, you'll form strong relationships, help your peers navigate conflicts, support them with personal and academic issues and build community together through fun and informative activities. You'll also complete the UNIV 290 course to support your growth as a resident mentor.

This engagement qualifies for these special designations:

  • GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement
  • Experiential Learning Opportunity
  • Option to appear on USC Experience extended transcript

Term: Fall 2023



Time Commitment: 300 - 399 hours
Who Can Participate: Selected through competitive application
Minimum Credit Hours: 30 hours or 1 year completed at USC
Minimum GPA:  30 hours or 1 year completed at USC
Other Requirements Course - concurrent enrollment in a specific course


Engagement Benefits

How expectations are communicated:
Group training / class session(s)

Learning activities:

Knowledge or skills developed:
Influencing others
Interpersonal skills

Who you will work with:
Student(s) on this campus

Who will communicate feedback and how:
Group / class session with professional staff
Group / class session with graduate assistant

Reflection expectations:
Each student produces written reflection(s)
(1-1) session(s) with professional staff


Additional Information

Resident Mentor