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Department of Housing and Residence Life

Resident Assistant


  • Resident Assistant Application 2019-2020


  • RA scholarship (private room and meal allowance)
    *Compensation for RA duties can only be disbursed as a scholarship and could result in a reduction of other scholarships or financial aid.
  • Paid hours working at the front desk
  • Leadership experience, training and mentorship
  • Affiliation with a team of student leaders
  • Opportunity to help other students grow and shape their college experience


  • Must have lived on campus at Southern Miss for at least one full academic year or one semester of living on campus with prior RA experience
  • Must maintain a 2.4 cumulative GPA
  • Minimal to no conduct history
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written form
  • Strong critical thinking and customer service skills (answer telephone and greet visitors)
  • Additional employment not allowed

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118 College Dr. #5064
Hattiesburg, Ms 39406-0001

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