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Welcome! Get a head start.... To request a tutor, write to and send the name of the course you require tutoring for, your email and phone number.

Are you interested in becoming a tutor or academic coach next year? There are two easy steps!

tutor training

Step One:

Informational Meeting- Find out all that is required at tour informational meetings (you only need to attend one of the five that are offered)

  • Monday, November 17, 5:00-5:50 in Wham 105
  • Tuesday, November 18, 5:00-5:50 in Wham 105
  • Wednesday, November 19, 5:00-5:50 in Wham 105
  • Thursday, November 20, 5:00-5:50 in Wham 105
  • Thursday, November 20, 6:00-6:50 in Wham 105

Step Two:

Mandatory Training - UCOL 251

  • Sign up for one section of UCOL 251 this spring. UCOL 251 is the training program that will prepare you for the position that will begin next fall.
  • UCOL 251 is an elective, 1-credit hour course entitled "Leadership in Peer Academic Support."
  • This course is mandatory for employment in the CLSTS. If you cannot add that class to your schedule, contact the instructor, Ms. Lisa Peden (
  • Completion of UCOL 251 does not guarantee employment. Job offers will be determined by successful completion of UCOL 251 along with schedule availability.

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