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Become A Tutor

TutorZone applications are accepted on a rolling basis but are generally reviewed at the beginning and end of each semester.

When applications are reviewed, selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. If the TutorZone is not currently in need of tutors in a particular area, applications that meet our qualifications are kept on file and may be referred to in the event that a position becomes available. 

  • Minimum overall William & Mary GPA of 3.0 (3.5 or higher strongly preferred)
  • Courses to tutor must have been taken at William & Mary (some exceptions)
  • Courses to tutor must have a grade of A- or higher (grade of A preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A personal and professional commitment to academic integrity
  • Previous tutoring experience appreciated but not required

Preference is given to applicants with a larger number and variety of courses to tutor.

  • So as not to impact their own academic performance, tutors have control over their tutoring availability and the number of hours they tutor. However, tutors are expected to maintain a reasonable number of available hours through the exam periods, and notify TutorZone staff of any major changes to regularly scheduled availability.
  • Tutors attend scheduled tutor training sessions and meetings.
  • Tutors learn and utilize the 4-Step Tutoring Approach employed by the TutorZone.
  • Tutors maintain a friendly demeanor and positive attitude while tutoring.
  • Tutors adhere to the William & Mary Honor Code and sign and adhere to a confidentiality agreement.
  • Tutors respect and care for the space and materials of the TutorZone.
  • Tutors reply promptly to staff communications and keep accurate payroll records.

Starting pay for tutoring is $8.00 per hour. Pay increases are earned through successful completion of levels of the TutorZone's CRLA certified training program, satisfactory evaluations and reviews, and returning for multiple years of service. Federal Work-Study students are encouraged to apply.

To Apply
  • Submit the Tutor Application form below.
  • Have a faculty member or a staff member who knows you well and can speak to your skills/abilities from each subject area you wish to tutor submit a recommendation form. Direct your recommenders to the recommendation page in the left-hand menu. 

The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age in the administration of educational policies, programs or activities, admission policies and procedures, scholarship and loan programs, employment, recreational, athletic, or other university-administered programs.

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