Carnegie Mellon University

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October 22, 2018

CA Applications Are Open!

Mandi Semple
  • Director of Marketing, Student Affairs

Community Advisors provide a vision for daily life in CMU’s housing communities. They make every resident feel at home, by fostering positivity and inclusiveness and by leading by example. A rewarding role, CA employment prepares students for post-graduation by instilling leadership, supervision, and administrative skills that are invaluable in any future occupation. Learn more

Important Dates:

Information Sessions

  • October 22, 2018, 8 p.m. (Baker Hall 235A)
  • October 25, 2018, 8 p.m. (Wean 5415)
  • November 5, 2018, 4:30 p.m. (Scaife 208)

Online Application

  • Opens at noon on November 1. Applications close at 11:59 p.m. on November 26.


  • Prompt released November 1.
  • Presentations scheduled for November 30–December 2.

Individual Interviews

  • Will be individually scheduled between December 3–December 18.

Learn more about the role from former CAs: