Residence Life

Division of Student Services

Abroad/Away Application Information

Please review all the information found on the New HA Application page or the Returning HA Application page. Be sure to compile and submit all necessary documents by the deadline of Tuesday, February 2 at noon (PST).


As an applicant abroad you must email your completed application to

New HA Applicants:

Please ensure that your letters of recommendation are completed and received by the Residence Life Office no later than noon on Tuesday, Februrary 2. Recommendations for HA candidates who are not currently in Portland may be submitted electronically directly from the recommender to Applications received on time will be given preference for interviews.

Should you proceed to the first round interview process, Residence Life staff will email you to schedule a Skype (preferred) or phone interview.  Should you advance past the individual interview stage, you will be invited to complete a second Skype or phone interview to substitute for your participation in the group interview process.

Returner HA Applicants:

After receiving your written materials, you will be contacted by the HA Evaluation and Rehire committee to determine your next steps.

New HA Abroad/Away-Specific Timeline

Please see the timeline page for general dates.  Below is the anticipated scheduling for the abroad/away New HA applicant Skype interviews.

Tuesday, February 2 @ Noon PST: Application Due

February 10: First round Skype interviews

TBD: Second round Skype interviews

March 7: HA acceptance letters sent out


Contact Res Life
Fax: 503/517-7691
Office: 28 West,
5436 SE 28th Ave.

Amy Schuckman
Assistant Dean

Clea Taylor
Assistant Director of Housing Operations

Julia Nicholson
Assistant Director of Training & Education


8:30 AM–5 PM;
closed noon–1 PM

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