Refer Potential Tutors to LSTC

If you have students in your classes who meet the criteria below, please refer them to us!

Characteristics

of Great Peer Tutors

The LSTC is looking for peer tutors with the following characteristics:

  • have a good standing with the college
  • have an overall GPA minimum of 3.0
  • earned an “A” or “B” in the course/s they wish to tutor
  • have good communication skills in English
  • have patience with others
  • enjoy helping other students
  • demonstrate sensitivity and respect towards  diverse backgrounds of other students
  • recommended by instructor for the course/s they wish to tutor

If you have such students in your classes, please click on and fill out the referral form below.

Tutor Referral Form

Application Process

for Peer Tutors

  • interested applicants fill out one of the applications below
    • Peer Tutor Application – for tutoring in the LSTC or other center
    • Beacon Tutor Application – for class-specific group tutoring
  • submit application to LSTC (LRC – 144)
  • LSTC staff will review the tutor applications and notify applicants if selected as future tutors
  • employment paperwork is filled out and submitted
  • all student tutors must maintain concurrent enrollment in 6 units at SCC
  • all student tutors must take a one-unit tutor training course (LTAT 310 for peer tutors or LTAT 311 for Beacon tutors) unless they have already earned a Bachelor’s degree or completed formal tutor training in the past.
  • in the first weeks of the semester schedules are finalized