Residence Community Ambassador

Are you interested in being involved in residence?

The 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 able 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

  • Early move in

  • Leadership opportunities throughout the academic year



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: September 1, 2021: between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM

    • Student Arrival Preparation: September 1 – 3, 2021: various hours between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

    • Move-In Day: September 4, 2021: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

    • Residence Orientation: September 5 - 12, 2021, various hours between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

    • Frost Week: January 3 - 15, 2022; various hours between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

  • 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 & Residence Handbook;

    • 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



Applicants are required to complete the StarRez UTM Upper Year Returner application found here: before March 11, 2021 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 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (EST).

Dates & Deadlines


  Residence Community Ambassador 2021-2022
All RCA Application Opens February 22, 2021
All RCA Application Closes March 15, 2021
All RCA Confirmation Email March 22, 2021
All RCA Acceptance Deadline March 24, 2021
All RCA Move-In Day September 1, 2021
All RCA Training & Student Arrival Preparation September 1-3, 2021
All Student Move In Day September 4, 2021
All Residence Orientation September 4 - 12, 2021