Become a Resident Mentor

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Living on campus this fall? Become a resident mentor (previously known as resident advisor or RA). Improve your leadership skills while helping lead and plan activities.


  • Enroll and successfully complete twelve (12) academic credits at Jackson College each semester.
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and a 2.5 semester grade point average.
  • Maintain good conduct standing with Jackson College.
  • Hold a Residence Hall and Meal Plan Contract throughout the term of employment.
  • Cannot work any other jobs on campus. Off-campus work must be approved by the Director of Residence Life and total 10 hours or less per week.

All Resident Mentors are compensated with a meal plan and a housing scholarship.