Become a Tutor


Working with other students in a helping role will provide you with some of the most valuable experience you could ever get during your college years.

Students interested in becoming chemistry, math, or physics tutors in Fall 2015 need to attend an 30-minute information session.  There are limited positions available!  Students who wish to be writing and speaking tutors will find information on WSTS's page.

Tutors will be selected and added by our staff to a section of USC 210, Introduction to College Tutoring.

Additional Fall 2015 Tutor information sessions will be held in the week of August 17, 2015.  Please check this site in early-August for times and locations.


Top 5 reasons to become a tutor

  • Solidify subject knowledge for future courses and GRE preparation
  • Develop communication skills
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Earn money
  • Prepare for future team employment

Tutor Requirements

  • Be an enrolled undergraduate with at least a 3.25 GPA overall
  • Attend an information session about becoming a UTC tutor
  • Have received a A or better in one of the courses listed below.
  • Enroll in USC 210, Introduction to College Tutoring, a 1-credit hour course, the first semester you tutor for the UTC. This course is available during the 10-week summer session and during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Tutor at least 2 students per week (about 4 hours/week.)
  • Be able to tutor 2 subsequent semesters

Other information

  • The pay for tutoring while taking the class is $8.50/hour. Future pay increases are determined by the number of hours of tutoring experience and training.
  • After successful completion of USC 210, students are eligible to become SI leaders, Sign-up tutors, and group tutors. Students who want to tutor for the Writing and Speaking Tutorial Services should complete a WSTS application.

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Tutored Courses

  • CH 100, 101, 111, 201, 221, 220, 223
  • MA 107, 108, 111, 114, 121, 131, 141, 231, 241, 242
  • PY 205, 208, 211, 212
  • Students who wish to be writing and speaking tutors will find information on WSTS's employment page.