Graduate and Family Housing

Becoming a GRA

Graduate Resident Advisors (GRAs) are live-in mentors, role models, guides, and resources for the students who live in MIT's residential FSILG and residential dorm facilities.

The Graduate Resident Advisor (GRA) is a live-in paraprofessional responsible for furthering the mission of MIT, the Division of Student Life, and Residential Education. GRAs are members of a cluster or house team whose charge is to support and enhance the residential living and learning environment. A GRA works to foster a supportive, safe, and positive living environment built upon shared community standards and mutual respect. GRAs are mentors and educators who encourage personal growth, provide outlets for managing stress, and facilitate positive interpersonal relationships.

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