Become a Tutor!

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
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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). 
  • 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

We are hiring for Fall 2024 and Winter 2025!

The Tutoring and Reading Center application is now live!  

You can use this application to apply for positions in the following tutoring centers:

  • The Tutoring and Reading Center (appointment tutoring)
  • Chemistry Success Center
  • Math Tutoring Center
  • Stats Tutoring Center
  • Seidman College of Business Tutoring lab

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions have been filled. 

Click the link below to complete to the application. We keep applications on file for 6 months, so if you apply and are not contacted for an interview you may hear from us in the coming months, should a need for tutors in your area arise. 



In the application you will need to submit information for one faculty for a class you wish to tutor so they can complete our short recommendation form. It’s a good idea to ask your professor if they are ok giving you a recommendation before you submit their information. When you submit the application, we will automatically email your professor with the recommendation link.


Have Questions?

Click the image to read our Frequently Asked Questions about becoming a tutor.

If you still have questions, email us at [email protected].



Page last modified May 22, 2024