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Become A Tutor

Thank you for your interest in becoming a peer tutor for Tribe TutorZone. The mission of the Tribe TutorZone is to contribute to student retention and academic achievement through the coordinating services of tutors. All tutors must be knowledgeable in their content field and will be trained to assist students with the development of independent learning skills. The TTZ has been open now for three years and has completed over 3,500 individual appointments with a 98% satisfaction rate from students. We are a resource that is both respected and recommended by faculty and students alike.

Tribe TutorZone is located on the first floor of Swem, in front of the Writing Resources Center. All tutor sessions will be conducted one-on-one and will be scheduled online under the supervision of Tribe TutorZone. Students choose tutors based on the availability and course information you provide in your application. To ensure your academic work will not be compromised by your tutoring work, you will control what hours you are available and will be able to set limits on the number of hours you work. You will have no less than 48 hours advance notice for a scheduled appointment.

Tutors will be paid $7.25 per hour for tutoring, which is the university set student minimum wage.

The application process:

Tutor Qualifications:
  • Cumulative W&M GPA of 3.0 or higher (3.5 or higher preferred)
  • Grade of B+ or higher (A preferred) in courses tutored (All courses tutored must have been taken at W&M, though some exceptions may be made for lower level language and calculus courses if higher levels were completed at W&M.)
  • Commitment to attend paid tutor training and meetings
  • A personal and professional commitment to academic integrity

All materials should be emailed to [[tutorzone]] from William & Mary email accounts or faxed to 757-221-2538. Electronic signatures will be accepted.

After receiving your materials we will schedule an interview with you in the near future. If selected to become a tutor you will be required to attend a training session at the beginning of the semester and attend follow-up training as scheduled. Please direct all questions to [[tutorzone]].