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     (802) 656-3434
     (802) 656-1142
     UVM Department of Residential Life
     406 South Prospect St.
     Robinson Hall
     Burlington, Vermont, 05405-0364

Thanks for your interest in becoming an RA, one of the premier student leadership positions on campus!

Take a look around the website and find out more about being an RA and the positive impact you can have on your campus community and fellow students. Being an RA allows you to connect with other students and campus resources in profound ways. It is a way to become involved with the diversity of people and experiences that UVM has to offer. Being an RA is great opportunity to work with some fantastic people and learn real-life professional skills in a fun and dynamic residential atmosphere.

Check the related pages below for more information. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Graduate Coordinator for Resident Advisor Recruitment, Selection, and Training at or 802-656-0170.

Reflections from past resident advisors:

“I love building community. There is nothing more important to me than making sure everyone feels cared about and included. I 'rally' my community by making sure that residents know I am there for them not only as an RA but as a friend!”

“Being an RA has been my most rewarding and fulfilling experience at UVM. I have forged life-long friendships and connected with people from all walks of life campus-wide. At the end of the day it's satisfying to know you've helped make someone's college experience a little better, and they helped you grow as a person, too.”

RetNet access for current resident advisors:

If you are a current resident advisor, you may access the RetNet area within UVM's SharePoint site here. If you have any questions or need access to this system, please email

Last updated September 7th, 2016