Community Advisors

Build relationships and belonging!

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Community Advisors have one of the most amazing leadership opportunities on campus. CAs 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.

All Community Advisors must meet the following criteria by the their position start date:

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Completed two, 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.


Community Advisors receive full board (i.e., room) and an unlimited Silver Meal Plan (which includes $100 Dining Dollars and unlimited access to dining center meals) in exchange for their appointment.  In addition, Community Advisors have the opportunity to choose one of the following additional forms of compensation per semester:

  • $250 tuition credit applied to student account
  • $250 Dining Dollars 
  • $250 Gopher Gold

Please note that in unusual circumstances, such as the closure of multiple dining centers for extensive periods of time, staff will be provided with comparable compensation in an alternative format. 

How to Apply

The application for Community Advisors is now closed.  The next application process will be in Spring 2023 to hire alternates for the 2023-2024 academic year. We anticipate this application will be available in late February or early March.

If you are interested in the CA position, please fill out the Interest Form below.  We will contact you when our next application process begins.