Become a Tutor

We are currently fully staffed for Winter 2023. We will begin hiring for Fall 23 in March. Please feel free to submit your application and we will keep it on file for future hiring consideration. 

Why Become a Tutor?

Being a tutor has a lot of benefits, but here are just a few! 

  • You will be a better student
    • Tutoring helps you solidify content knowledge
    • It helps you develop strong learning habits
  • Improves communication skills
  • You get to meet new people on campus!
  • Helping people is rewarding
  • We work around your schedule
    • You can update your availability every semester!
  • It looks great on your resume
Students getting tutored

Tutor Eligibility

To be hired as a tutor, you must:

  • Be currently enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at GVSU
  • Have received a B+ or higher in the course(s) that you wish to tutor
  • Complete tutor application
  • Receive positive faculty recommendation(s). Send your professor this link (professor login access only) to complete the recommendation. 
  • Commit to tutoring a minimum of 5 hours per week 
  • Be available to tutor for at least 2 semesters
  • Be able to attend required tutor training

Apply now!

Are you interested in becoming a tutor?  If so, click below and fill out the application today!


We hold tutor applications for 6 months. If you have additional questions please contact the Tutoring and Reading Center at (616) 331-3451.



Page last modified December 19, 2022