Become a Tutor

Becoming a peer tutor
Tutoring Services hires students with excellent organizational, academic and communication skills to become peer tutors. The peer tutor position is a wonderful leadership and skill building opportunity for students.  Peer tutors provide academic support in individual and drop-in tutoring environments. Tutors are trained undergraduate students who coach students in their understanding of course topics and study skills. A tutor acts as a guide and support to facilitate learning and assist the student in becoming a successful, independent learner.


Benefits of tutoring include continued development of the tutor’s knowledge of course concepts and communication skills, the ability to gain professional work experience and the opportunity to work with a variety of people.


Minimum Qualifications:
1. Enrollment at UW-Platteville with a course load of at least six (6) credits.
2. Earned a grade B or higher in the course(s) you wish to tutor.
3. A student in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
4. Provide a recommendation (forms provided) from an instructor/faculty member for each course you wish to tutor.
5. Available to tutor a minimum of four hours per week.
6. Punctual, dependable and adaptable.
7. Excellent communication, observation and listening skills.
8. Patient, empathetic and enthusiastic.
9. Respect for differences and respect of others.
10. Successful completion of a criminal background check.
11. Comprehensive knowledge of the subject matter.
12. Application of different learning strategies and tutoring techniques.

If you are interested in learning more about a tutor position,  contact the tutor coordinator at 608.342.1081.

Tutors Needed for the Following Courses:

Specific courses needed will be posted through out the semester.

"My greatest achievement this semester was strengthened patience and the ability to pass knowledge on to others and be a leader. There were some crucial skills that I took way from this experience that can really aid in my success in the future."

"I really enjoyed tutoring. Hearing the tutees say they finally understand something is very rewarding."

"Tutoring this semester has helped me gain some hands-on skills helping students learn in different ways. I have been able to expand my knowledge of different learning styles and how to incorporate different tutoring techniques as a result."

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Tutoring Services
3rd Floor Brigham Hall
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818
Tel: 608.342.1081
E-mail: tutoring@uwplatt.edu
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Cindy Albrecht, Tutoring Services Coordinator

albrechc@uwplatt.edu

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