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Interested in becoming a tutor?

You can complete our online application HERE.

Why should you tutor?

  • Make a difference! Our students most often cite tutoring as the thing that helped the most in earning their degree.
  • Make some money! Most of our tutors work 15 hours/week.
  • Looks great on resumes and graduate school applications.
  • Keeps material fresh for graduate and professional school entrance exams
  • We work with your academic schedule. We understand you are a student first!


  • Provide academic tutoring to program participants and assist in developing study strategies
  • Work with the student to develop a tutoring plan and academic goals that fit the student’s individual needs
  • Prepare tutoring sessions that ensure the academic development of the student
  • Communicate with program staff about the student’s progress
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation to track tutee attendance and progress
  • Participate in SSS tutor training sessions


  • Be an undergraduate student currently enrolled at UWA
  • Completed the course you wish to tutor at UWA and received no lower than a B
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in the subject matter
  • Enjoy teaching the subject you wish to tutor
  • Be able to effectively explain concepts to individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess good organizational skills and complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
  • Exhibit patience and a positive attitude in establishing an encouraging learning environment
  • Work collaborative as a member of our team.

Complete our online application HERE.

** Those who are SSS members already and/or can tutor multiple courses are especially competitive applicants.