Some colleges give RAs their own private dorm room. This perk is a huge benefit, especially for students who want more privacy but cant afford a single room. Beyond the increase in quality of life, living without a roommate can allow you to focus more deeply on your studies and get a better nights sleep.
Do RAs have roommates?
Do RAs have roommates? Typically, no. On rare occasions, RAs have been assigned roommates in instances of overcrowding of the halls.
How often do RAs check rooms?
There are times when an RA can enter and even search unannounced. The only time a container is searched without explicit consent is during announced safety inspections and at every closing of the semester or year.
Are RAs allowed to date residents?
A new Office of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife) rule will prohibit Resident Assistants (RAs) from dating residents from the residence halls for which they are responsible starting next year.
Can RAs have people spend the night?
Working as an RA is a serious time commitment. Typically youll have to do rounds a few nights a week. Another factor to consider, as an RA youll be living where you work, which could make it difficult to maintain a life work balance. Youll be on-call during nights, weekends, and sometimes holidays.
Can you date your college RA?
At their simplest, the rules state that an RA cannot date a student on his or her floor OR in the same building. The only way to get around this is by going to the resident director, the person above the RAs, and arguing your case.