• Be A Community Advisor (CA)

Community Advisor Application Process

Community Advisors have the ability to dramatically influence the lives of other students while gaining important skills that will help them pursue their own dreams and goals.  Thank you for looking into the selection process for one of the most amazing leadership opportunities on campus.

Thank you for your interest in the Community Advisor position. Our spring hiring process is now open and applications are due Monday, March 5 at 8:00am.  We are hiring for the alternate pool for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Please carefully review the information packet below before completing the application.

The Community Advisor selection process requires all candidates to complete the following actions:

  • Submit an application by one of the upcoming deadlines (see packet link below for open dates)
  • Attend a 6-hour workshop
  • Participate in a 30-minute exit interview after the workshop is completed

All Community Advisors must meet the following criteria by the time they begin their position:

  • Achieved a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Two completed, post-high school full-time semesters (a full-time semester is defined as 13 or more completed credits in a single fall or spring semester; incompletes and withdrawals do not count towards the 13 minimum credits for full-time standing)

The application and all of the dates, details, and requirements are available in the application packet.

If you have questions after reading the information here or in the packet, please contact reslife@umn.edu or call 612.625.2121.



Information sessions will be offered at different times throughout the year. You do not need to attend an information session to apply.