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Peer Tutor Job Qualifications & Description

How to Become a Peer Tutor for Academic Resource Center

Tutors for Academic Resource Center (ARC) are students who excel academically, have good people skills, and are motivated by a desire to help other TSU students. The ARC hires tutors in a variety of subjects based on demand that semester.  The application does not list a variety of subjects; however, please list your preference under the tab "other".

The minimum requirements for becoming a tutor are:

  • Current enrollment as an TSU student
  • A’s or B’s in the courses you’ll tutor
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Availability to participate in training sessions
  • Must be able to devote an entire semester to being employed as a tutor

If you meet the requirements above, we encourage you to apply for a job as an ARC tutor.

Peer Tutor

We are currently accepting applications for multiple courses based on demand from students on campus.  In order to apply for these positions, you must have in mind what course(s) you would like to tutor and the Director of Academic Resource Center will check for the demand on campus.  For these course(s), you must have maintained an "A" or in certain cases a "B" provided your GPA and background within that discipline is strong.

  • Provide assistance to students with quality course content knowledge that will help them be successful in classes that have a high demand.
  • Provide students with study skill strategies that will help them study more efficiently in courses.
  • Motivate student to succeed in their endeavors to master the class with a C or better. 

Texas Success Initiative Reading Tutor

  • Provide students with reading strategies that will help them be successful in classes that have a high concentrated level of reading.
  • Provide students with study skill strategies that will help them study more efficiently in courses with a high concentrated level of reading.
  • Motivate student to succeed in their endeavors to master the class with a C or better.

Texas Success Initiative Mathematics Tutor

  • Provide students with strategies that will help them be successful in Math 0303 or Math 0304.
  • Provide students with study skill strategies that will help them study more efficiently in Math 100 or Math 101.
  • Motivate student to succeed in their endeavors to master the class with a C or better.

Spanish Tutor

  • Provide students with strategies that will help them be successful in freshman or sophomore Spanish classes.
  • Provide students with study skill strategies that will help them study more efficiently in freshman or sophomore Spanish courses.