Become an ARC Tutor

So, you think you have what it takes to help guide the boat? Here is some additional information about becoming an ARC Tutor.

General Job Description and Expectations

  • Work with students individually or lead weekly group sessions.
  • Participate in full day of intensive tutor training in August and January and attend additional mandatory ARC meetings as required throughout the semester.  If you are required to do so, complete online training by the assigned deadline to make up for missing live training.
  • Communicate with all ARC staff and students in a timely and appropriate fashion, including responding to email and phone contacts within 24 hours.
  • Employ student-centered tutoring techniques that build on the students’ knowledge and encourage them to participate and be independent in their learning.
  • Maintain a positive, encouraging, and mature attitude with students.
  • Comply with ARC policies for tutor conduct, confidentiality, and code of ethics.
  • Meet with professors as needed to stay up-to-date on progress and course changes.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Tutors must complete an application and agree that the ARC will check their academic transcript.  You will need to log in to MyBellarmine in order to fill out the application.
  2. Tutors must receive a B or higher in the courses for which they tutor. 
  3. Tutors must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  4. Tutors should have at least one letter of recommendation from a professor, supervisor, or advisor submitted to the Tutor Coordinator, Maureen McCoy, along with the application. A second recommendation is encouraged.

Click here for a list of courses for which you may apply.


All new tutors receive hourly pay, which includes pay for required training, meetings, and preparation time (including meetings with professors).

Click here to complete an ARC Tutor Application!

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