Become a Tutor

Online Tutor Application

General Job Description and Expectations

  • Work with students individually or in group settings.
  • Participate in tutor training every semester and attend additional mandatory monthly meetings as required throughout the semester. 
  • Communicate with all SSC 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 SSC 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 SSC will check their academic transcript. 
  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 cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  4. Potential tutors should have two completed Peer Tutor Recommendation Forms from a professor, supervisor, or advisor. Please send the following link to your recommender to have them complete at their earliest convenience:   


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