Residence Community Ambassador

Are you interested in being involved in residence?

Student Housing & Residence Life is happy to announce our new Residence Community Ambassador (RCA) volunteer position that is available to those who are interested in living in Upper Year Housing!



RCAs will be upper year students living in residence, who will be required to assist with Residence Orientation events, such as Move-In Day & marquee events, while also helping to prepare for student arrival. They will also be required to assist with various SHRL initiatives throughout the academic school year, such as Frost Week.

If a student is accepted for the RCA position, they will also receive:

  • Guaranteed space in upper year housing

  • Exclusive room selection opportunities

  • Early move in

  • Leadership opportunities throughout the academic year

  • CCR Credit



In order to be eligible for the Residence Community Ambassador position, students must:

  • Meet the Residence Community Ambassador application deadline

  • Cannot hold other campus commitments during the residence orientation time-period (such as Campus Orientation Leader)

  • Be available for all required dates & times, which include:

    • RCA Move In Day: TBD - Communication coming mid-June

    • Student Arrival Preparation: September 2 – 4, 2020: various hours between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

    • Move-In Day: September 5, 2020: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

    • Residence Orientation: September 6 - 7, 2020 & September 12 - 13, 2020 : various hours between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

    • Frost Week: January 4 - 8, 2021; various hours between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

    • At minimum, attend two marquee residence events throughout the academic school year from a list provided by the Move-In & Orientation Committee Chair (excluding mandatory attendance events such as Community Gatherings).

    • At minimum, attend 1 PAL workshop throughout the academic year.

  • Must maintain all eligibility requirements to live in Upper Year Housing, which include:

    • Completed a minimum of 3.0 credits in the previous academic year at UTM;

    • Achieved a minimum 1.5 cumulative grade-point average (GPA) in the previous academic year;

    • Maintain full-time student status for the duration of their on-campus residency;

    • If international: Maintain international permit-holding student status for the duration of their on-campus residency;

    • Abide by the policies, procedures, payment deadlines and community standards as outlined in the UTM Student Housing & Residence Life Undergraduate Occupancy Agreement, and have no more than 4 discipline points from previous years on residence;

    • Abide all application deadlines and procedures.

Please Note: If the student is unable to meet all requirements (including dates), they will be considered ineligible for the position. Additionally, should the student fail to meet one of the requirements during the the course of their contract, the student will be subject to eviction



The volunteer description can be found here.

Applicants are required to complete the StarRez UTM Upper Year Returner application found here: before March 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (EST). Once your application has been submitted, you will receive an email with the supplementary application webform to apply for the Residence Community Ambassador position. Complete the supplementary application before March 16, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (EST).

Dates & Deadlines


  Residence Community Ambassador 2020 - 2021
All RCA Application Opens February 24, 2020
All RCA Application Closes March 16, 2020
All RCA Confirmation Email March 23, 2020
All RCA Acceptance Deadline March 25, 2020
All RCA Room Selection Period June 8 - 11, 2020
All RCA Move-In Day TBD
All RCA Training & Student Arrival Preparation TBD
All Student Move In Day September 5, 2020
All Residence Orientation September 5 - 13, 2020