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. 

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 (or equivalent) in the respective discipline:

  • 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 (or equivalent)
    • 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!


At the Science and Math Learning Center, we are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.  Click here to see the Learning Centers' Commitment to Anti-Racism.

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