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.


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

Spring 2015 recruitment has ended.  Summer and Fall recruitment will being in March 2015. 


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, 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.