Community Assistant Application
Housing and Residence Life 

Please note: Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA at the time of 
application to be considered. 

Application Deadline: 5 p.m., January 13, 2014

Suggestion to applicants: When completing the application, please use the tab key (not the enter key) to complete each requested data field.
Also, before submitting, check all entries for spelling and grammar.  

Full Name: (First and Last)
Preferred Name:
Present Address:
Ball State E-mail Address:
Permanent Address:
BSU ID Number:
Number of Semesters Completed 
(include present semester):

Number of Credit Hours Completed (include present semester): (Completion of 28 credit hours required prior to beginning of employment. If under 21 years of age, applicant must have completed at least 63 credit hours.)
Anticipated Graduation Date (month/year):

Cumulative GPA: (Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA at the time of application to be considered. )


GPA from Last Completed Semester:

Will you be participating in an 
internship, practicum, assistantship, or student teaching during the 2014-2015 Academic Year?:

No                     Yes

If yes, when?



Have you ever been convicted of a felony?

No                     Yes

If yes, please explain:


Please list your previous work experience, beginning with the most recent:


Please describe previous work or experience with international students, families, children and/or non-traditional students:


Please list clubs, organizations, groups, etc. in which you have been actively involved:


Please describe your co-curricular and academic commitments for the next year:


Please respond to the following questions.

Self Evaluation: From the list below, please select TWO areas in which you need the most development and explain your choice and select TWO areas in which you are most capable and explain your choice.

  • Verbal/Non-verbal Communication

  • Ability to Work with Others

  • Open-Mindedness

  • Ability to Motivate (Self/Others)

  • Time Management

  • Decision Making

  • Confrontation

  • Knowledge of BSU Campus

  • Stress Management

  • Organizational Abilities

  • Multicultural Awareness

  • Listening Skills


Each year, CAs are asked to introduce themselves to their residents. Please compose a concise paragraph that includes a personal introduction (including your major and interests), description of the CA role, goals for the year, and expectations of your residents.

To the best of my knowledge, the information submitted above is accurate.

Please click one time on the button to submit your application.

Ball State University is an equal opportunity employer.