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2022–23 Resident Adviser Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming a resident adviser! The application for 2023-24 will open in Fall 2022.

Please be sure to read all requirements and qualifications before you submit your application.

Questions? Please contact Joe Barrette at

Application Requirements

To apply for a resident adviser position, you must complete:

  • A resident adviser application
  • An individual interview


Resident adviser applicants must be:

  • Current full-time first-years, sophomores or juniors in Columbia College or Columbia Engineering
  • Guaranteed undergraduate housing
  • Available for August training and move-in
  • In good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • In good behavioral standing
  • In good community standing
  • Not found responsible for violations of the Gender-Based Misconduct Policy

Additionally, applicants for a Fraternity or Sorority Life resident adviser position must not be their organization's president.

Residential Life


515 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: 212-854-3612

Fax: 212-854-6815

Office Hours

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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