RAM Supporters

RAM Supporters play a pivotal role in the first year student’s transition to Suffolk University. They serve as resource providers, advocates, peer mentors/coaches, and positive role models.

They are actively involved in assisting new undergraduate first-year students’ transition to Suffolk University. RAM Supporters outreach is centered on strengthening and assessing each individual student’s transition into the University. RAM Supporters are trained in institutional information and student development theory. They receive financial compensation for work performed. 

Information Sessions 

Not sure about applying to be a RAM Supporter? Learn more about becoming a RAM Supporter by attending one of our virtual information sessions. Attending an information session is strongly encouraged—it's a great way to learn more! Each session lasts approximately 20 minutes. Registration for a session is required.

Upcoming Information Sessions:

  • Monday, February 13 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, February 14 at 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 16 at 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 21 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, February 22 at 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 23 at 11:00 a.m.

Please register for an upcoming information session and a Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the scheduled time.

Apply to be a RAM Supporter

Apply for the 2023-2024 RAM Supporter position. The application materials are due by February 24, 2023, at 10:00 am.


Know a student that would be a great RAM Supporter? To nominate a student, please fill out the nomination form. After submission, the student will receive an email with the information on how to apply. This position is open to all undergraduate students in good academic standing.

Minimum Applicant Requirements


Enrolled as a full-time Suffolk University undergraduate student (and not plan to graduate before May 2024).

Grade Point Average

A cumulative Suffolk grade point average of 2.5 or higher at the time of selection and throughout tenure in the position.

Position Terms & Conditions For All Applicants

  • Be in good academic and judicial standing with Suffolk University at the time of selection and throughout tenure in the position.
  • Be able to participate in Fall 2023 Training (August 20 - 25, 2023), Fall Welcome Programs (September 2 - 5, 2023) and Winter 2024 Training (January 11 - 14, 2024).
  • Understand, believe in and remain committed to the mission and goals of Orientation, New Student & Family Programs at Suffolk University.
  • Remain flexible and engaged in assignments while demonstrating open and ongoing communication with staff and co-workers.
  • Relate to and interact well with incoming first-year students.
  • Adhere to all staff policies and training guidelines.