Peer tutoring is available for specific technical-level courses. Peer tutors are students who have been successful in a particular course and who have been identified and recommended by faculty. Peer tutors do not teach, but offer guidance and assistance to students who are experiencing difficulty with a specific course. This service is FREE to students; peer tutors are paid $8.75/hour.
Become a Peer Tutor
- Competent completion (“A” or “B”) in the course you wish to tutor.
- Instructor recommendation from the completed course.
- Flexibility, willingness to help others and availability to tutor on campus.
Benefits of being a Peer Tutor:
- Learn collaboration techniques, listening skills, goal setting, problem solving, and interpersonal and oral communication skills.
- Serves as a resume builder, provides job experience, and can be used as a reference for your resume.
- Strengthen your self-esteem, make a new friend, discover your strengths and weaknesses, become more self-aware, and learn empathy and patience.
- Strengthen your study skills and knowledge of the material.
- Be open to acknowledge and honor different perspectives.
FREE Peer Tutoring is Available
Getting help with a course is always a good idea.
Why Peer Tutoring:
- If assistance is not available in Academic Support Services.
- Don’t wait until it’s too late (take initiative).
- Receive immediate feedback.
- Learn better, new, more or different study skills.
- Receive Assistance in grasping difficult concepts.
Benefits to you:
- Strengthen your educational experience by gaining strategies for course success.
- Competent completion of the course.
- Confidence builder.
- Learn to be accountable for your own learning.
- Receive guidance, suggestions and assistance (not instruction).
- Make a new friend.
What should I do?
- Ask your instructor for assistance FIRST
- Request FREE peer tutoring services by filling out the Peer Tutor Request form.
Peer tutoring must take place on campus. You and your tutor will determine days and times of the tutoring sessions.