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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

Peer Tutor Application Instructions:

  • Download and 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; however, it is best to have the Reference Forms submitted at with the other application materials to ensure a complete application file is submitted. 
  • Submit application, resume, and two (2) completed reference forms to the Learning Assistance Center, Attn: Peer Tutoring Program.

The LAC is currently still accepting applications for the following courses:

  • Accounting
  • Applied Calculus
  • Business Analytics
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Health Science
  • Physics
  • Sports Management
  • Behavioral Statistics (e.g. PSYC2001C-2002C, HPE2071-2072, CJ4023)

 

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