Becoming a Tutor

Tutor Recruitment

Through training workshops and practice, SASC tutors

  • Strengthen their skills in interpersonal communication, active listening, and collaboration
  • Provide supportive opportunities for students to interact with the course material in new and creative ways
  • Develop awareness of their own and others' learning preferences
  • Earn internationally-recognized Tutor Certification through SASC's affiliation with the College Reading and Learning Association


  • 'B' or above in the course you wish to tutor, and a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Completion of two semesters of college
  • Completed application form, including two faculty references
  • Enthusiasm for your academic subject and an interest in helping your peers learn

Peer tutoring is a paid position, and tutors typically offer at least 3–8 hours of tutoring per week, depending on student need. Tutoring as part of work study for undergraduate applicants is preferred but not required. Email or stop by the SASC for an application.

Tutors are hired for the following program and subject areas:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Marine Science
  • Math
  • Nursing
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Applied Nutrition (online program)
  • Dental Medicine
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Public Health (online program)
  • Social Work (on-campus and online program)

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