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HLS Housing Resident Advisor Info Lunch

February 5, 2024

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

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Are you interested in becoming a Resident Advisor (RA) in the HLS Residence Halls? Join us for an informational lunch to hear more about the experience and application process.

Register Here! 

RAs help to create a sense of community and a sense of belonging amongst residents who live in Gropius, North Hall, Hastings and The Apartments. The HLS Residence Hall Advisor is a live-in position under the direction of the Dean of Students Office with a connection to the Housing Office. The primary responsibility of the Resident Advisor is to assist residents with urgent and non-urgent needs and build community through interactive and passive programming.


  • Partial housing stipend 
  • Generous budget for event planning and community building
  • Leadership and professional development
  • Gain experience in peer to peer leadership, act as a mentor/guide to other students
  • Gain experience in hosting social events
  • Opportunity to create a close-knit residential community


  • Must be a current Harvard Law School student in good academic standing
  • Students of other schools within the University, or any non-student affiliates are not eligible
  • Candidates must have completed one full academic year of their current program at HLS
  • Returning JDs and Returning SJDs are eligible (students are not eligible if they are in the 1st year of their degree program)
  • Candidates must be willing to live on-campus for the duration of the RA contract; which is the entire academic year
  • Students who are graduating mid-year, studying abroad, or taking a semester off during the upcoming academic year are not eligible
  • No prior on-campus residency required
  • Prior resident assistant or student leadership experience preferred, but not required
Contract Period
  • Academic Year: August 13, 2024- May 16, 2025
  • Mandatory Training Dates: August 14th-16th

The application period will open on Monday, February 5th  and close on Friday, February 23rd at 12:00pm.

Apply here!

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