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25 years of student leadership: Add to our history. Be an RA.

25 years of student leadership: Add to our history. Be an RA.

25 years of student leadership: Add to our history. Be an RA.

Join the consistently top-rated leadership team in the College Houses!

There are many opportunities for gaining valuable experience as a team member in one of Penn's 13 College Houses. Resident Advisors—both undergraduate RAs and graduate RAs—live in a College House and provide counseling, academic support, supervision and activities for resident students.

Applications are now open!  Click below to apply.

NOTE: The RA/GRA application will be unavailable Friday, February 9th between 5:00 AM and 6:00 AM EST.



  • Application opens: January 25
  • Priority date for undergraduate applications: February 16
    • Deadline for references (undergraduates): February 28
  • Priority date for graduate applications: April 1
    • Deadline for references (grad students): April 18 




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