How to Become a Student Tutor

Are you interested in helping other students? Would you like to have work experience on your resume that employers will find impressive? Then consider becoming a student tutor in the Academic Success Center! Some advantages to becoming a tutor include:

  • flexible scheduling.
  • convenience of working and attending school in the same location.
  • reinforces your own knowledge and learning.
  • learning what it may be like to teach.
  • satisfaction that comes from helping others to succeed. 

Requirements for student tutors include:

  • GPA of 3.5 or better.
  • As or Bs in the courses your plan to tutor.
  • written recommendation from a professor.


CIS Tutor

Qualified candidates should have taken at least CIS115, CIS246, and CIS170, receiving an "A" or "B" in each course. The ideal candidate will also be able to work one to two afternoons.   

Math Tutor

Qualified candidates should have taken at least Math114, receiving an "A" or "B" in this and any addtional courses beyond Math114. The ideal candidate will be able to work at least two days for 4-5 hours. Availability on Saturday is especially desirable. 

If you are interested in becoming a tutor, and would like more information, please stop by the Academic Success Center, and talk with Lisa Johnson.

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