Peer Tutoring Positions

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Peer Tutors are high-achieving UC students who are interested in providing academic support to their fellow students. Tutors are recruited from colleges across the university to provide assistance in a wide range of courses. 

Peer Tutor Qualifications*:

  • Minimum one year of college completed, must have completed at least one full semester at UC
  • Earn and maintain at least a 3.3 University GPA and 3.0 Term GPA each semester
  • Earned at least a B+ in courses wishing to tutor
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (to be determined by the Tutoring Coordinator)

*Qualifications must be met at the time employment begins.

Primary Activities:

  • Facilitate tutoring sessions with UC students (multiple locations on main campus)
  • Attend all scheduled tutoring sessions on time and be prepared to assist the student as required
  • Provide a safe space for students to learn and make mistakes using strategies learned through Peer Tutor training workshops
  • Attend trainings as required to continually develop tutoring skills
  • Maintain a professional attitude about matters such as class standards, grades, and other student complaints
  • Model appropriate professional attitudes and behaviors to all UC staff, faculty, and students
  • Act as a representative for the Peer Tutoring program on campus

Questions about the Peer Tutoring program, position availabilities, or the application process should be directed to Rebecca Elliott.


Peer Tutor Application Instructions:

The application for Fall 2017 is now open.

  • Complete the Peer Tutor Application.
  • Download the Academic Reference Form, complete applicant and course information, and send to two (2) references; request that references be returned in a sealed envelope or be forwarded directly to the Peer Tutoring Program.
  • Your recommenders may submit the Reference Forms directly to the Learning Assistance Center.

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Graduate Assistant-Peer Tutoring

The Learning Assistance Center (LAC) is hiring for a 12-month Graduate Assistant appointment to support peer tutoring and other academic initiatives. Additional position details can be found in the Position Description below, including stipend, tuition waiver, and professional development funding opportunities associated with the position. 

Applicant materials will be reviewed until the position is filled, and materials (a CV/resume and cover letter) can be submitted directly to Rebecca Elliott (

Graduate Assistant-Peer Tutoring Position Description