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Resident Assistants

Resident Assistants (RAs) at Williston State College are student staff members who commit to creating and promoting a safe living and learning community among the residents in their hall. 

RA Responsibilities

The responsibilities of an RA include, but are not limited to:

  • Community development
  • Safety and security
  • Policy enforcement
  • Administrative tasks
  • Customer service


RAs qualify for financial benefits for the length of time they serve as an RA.

  • Double room
  • Meal plan scholarship

* All financial benefits are prorated based on length of employment. Final savings subject to change. 

Besides financial benefits, being an RA offers students with:

  • Excellent leadership training
  • Work experience
  • Personal growth  

Qualifications & Expectations

The following qualifications must be met in order to serve in the position.

  • Must hold and maintain a cumulative and semester GPA of 2.5 or above.
  • Must successfully complete the application and selection process.
  • Must be in good standing at WSC. Applicants cannot currently be under sanction of the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Must be available to reside in WSC on-campus housing for the entire academic year.

RAs must be a role model and demonstrate strength of character, good judgment, flexibility, responsibility, involvement and commitment to student life and WSC.  RAs are expected to be sufficiently available in the hall to maintain regular contact with residents. 

Should you apply?

Do you...

  • Like helping others?
  • Like being involved?
  • Meeting new people?

Then YES!  

If you are interested in further information, please stop by the Housing Office located within the Frontier Hall, or call the Housing Office at 701-774-4528.