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How to Become an SMLC Tutor

The SMLC hires undergraduate students to tutor between 4-10 hours per week. All tutoring takes place within the SMLC, first floor of the Student Success Center. Starting pay for tutors is $9.00 per hour. 

Students can apply to become a tutor in one of four disciplines:

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Math

Tutors must meet the following qualifications:

  • Overall 2.75 CUM GPA or better
  • Achieved no lower than a B in courses they are intending to tutor
  • Submit 2 recommendations, one from a professor in the discipline they are intending to tutor
  • Demonstrate adequate knowledge in discipline within personal interview

Tutors must have completed the following courses:

  • Math: MATH 236 (Calculus II)
    • completion of Math 237 (Calculus III) is preferred, but not mandatory
  • General Chemistry: CHEM 131 and CHEM 132
  • Organic Chemistry: CHEM 241 and CHEM 242
  • Physics: PHYS 240 and PHYS 250
  • Statistics: MATH 220
    • completion of additional statistics course is preferred, but not mandatory

If you are interested in being a SMLC tutor, please download, complete, and return our tutor application. Please also complete two letter of recommendation forms. We look forward to working with you!