RA/OM Application Process

2021-2022 Application Process 

Step One: Thoroughly read the position descriptions  

Step Two: Submit an application 

  • The online application is available on the Student Affairs Portal page 
    • Applications must be submitted by noon on November 24, 2020.
    • One professional reference is required. References must be professional references from previous or current supervisors, coaches or others that can speak to your work. These are not friends, family members, significant others, or other students. Applicants are encouraged to explain the position to their reference so the reference can give appropriate/meaningful feedback. References are due by noon on Wednesday, December 9, 2020
    • Indicate your class availability on the application where indicated. 

Step Three: Attend Selection classes 

  • Applicants will be notified of their class placement on December 14th
  • The selection class is a three-week, once a week commitment where you will learn about the roles, participate in discussion and group activities, and decide if the role(s) are for you.
  • Attendance at all 3 classes is mandatory, so choose a time you can attend!
    • Classroom evaluations will be a major part of the selection process.
    • This class is great leadership development!

Step Four: Interview 

  • You will sign up for your interview during the last week of the selection class.
  • If you are interested in both positions, you must sign up for a separate interview for each position. You will only be offered one position.

Selection Timeline 

 2021-2022 RA/OM Selection Timeline  

  • November 24, 2020, at Noon: Applications due
  • December 9, 2020, at Noon: References due
  • December 14, 2020: Class assignments will be emailed. 
  • February 15-19, 2021: New applicant interviews
  • February 24, 2021: Decision letters released
  • March1, 2021at Noon: Response to decision letter due  

 ** Additional spring training will take place for each position.  Dates and times for these sessions will be included in the position offer letter 


The selection process is being run with the intention of returning for in person/ on campus activities in Spring 2021 and the 2021-2022 academic year. The selection timeline or needs of the university may change based on the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.   



OM and RA Application and Reference Link

2021-2022 RA/OM Application and Reference Links 

To apply for a position as an Orientation Mentor, Resident Assistant or both, please follow this link to access the online application: 


You will also need to access the reference form. Those can be found here: 


If you have any questions about the selection process, please contact us at stuleaders@carrollu.edu or 262.524.7100.