The Academic Success Center is always seeking motivated students who would like to work as a Peer Tutor, Learning Assistant or SI Leader!
What does a Subject Tutor do?
A Tutor with University Tutoring (UT) conducts tutoring sessions for a variety of math and science courses and establishes a peer teaching and learning relationship with one or more students. During these sessions, tutors work with students to promote an understanding of the subject-specific content and enhance the students confidence and independence by incorporating study strategies on how to better understand the topics.
What does a Learning Assistant do?
A Learning Assistant within the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program conducts engaging tutoring sessions for program-eligible students and assists them in achieving academic success. In addition to subject-specific tutoring, a Learning Assistant helps students develop effective study strategies and skills to implement within the classroom and serves as a resource to help them navigate the University environment.
Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader
What does an SI leader do?
An SI leader attends all class lectures, takes notes, reads assigned materials, and facilitates three to four group study sessions each week. During these sessions, the SI leader integrates how-to-learn with what-to-learn in a fun, interactive and inclusive atmosphere.
Study Skills Tutor
What does a Study Skills Tutor do?
A Study Skills Tutor (SST) provides one-on-one tutoring sessions for a variety of study skills that can be applied to a wide variety of coursework. SSTs also regularly facilitate group workshops on study skills topics.