Become a Peer Tutor
Peer tutors are JAVĿ¼ second-, third-, and fourth-year students who assist with writing course content and writing tasks from all majors.
Benefits of Being a Tutor
- Development of interpersonal, communication, and support skills
- Opportunity to help other students excel
- Flexible work hours
- Paid campus position (work-study or non-work-study)
- Participation in a dynamic community
- Minimum overall GPA of 3.3
- Course grade of B+ or better in the course for which the student will tutor
- Faculty recommendation
- Strong work ethic and professional demeanor
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Good organizational and time management skills
- Motivation to help a diverse population of students succeed academically
All tutors are expected to participate in a comprehensive tutor training program, which includes a combination of in-person and online learning experiences.
Interested in Becoming a Writing Tutor?
Students interested in becoming a writing tutor must provide a faculty recommendation and a two-page writing sample to the Writing and Tutoring Center Director.
Prospective writing tutors will complete a one-credit pass/fail training course, English 270 - Peer Tutoring in Writing. The course explores the roles and responsibilities of the tutor while offering insights into effective tutoring strategies through interactive discussion and practice. Students must receive approval from the Writing and Tutoring Center Director before registering.
Interested in Becoming a Math Tutor?
Students interested in becoming a math tutor must complete a one-credit pass/fail training course, Math 290. Students must receive approval from the Writing and Tutoring Center Director before registering.
Anyone interested in learning more about joining the tutoring team should contact the Writing and Tutoring Center Director, Dr. Jennifer Thompson Stone, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 385-8417.