Peer Tutor Application

Do you like sharing your knowledge with people? We are looking for UMW students who are willing to work in individual and walk-in settings and help provide students with supplemental assistance to classroom content. All majors are accepted and welcomed!

Job Duties

  • Tutor students in specific course material and integrate study and learning strategies to promote independent learning
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of each tutoring session via EAB
  • Attendance at both bi-weekly new tutor trainings and monthly all-staff meetings
  • Refer students to additional campus resources, if needed
  • Create study guides or supplemental worksheets for students to practice concepts
  • Help market weekly tutoring hours through classroom visits, creating marketing flyers, test review sessions, or other creative outlets


  • Previously received at least a B in the course(s) you wish to tutor
  • Have at least a 3.0 cumulative UMW GPA
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, creativity, and willingness to take initiative
  • Sincere desire to help others and have a high degree of patience
  • Be willing to work with diverse group of tutees

11.00/hr ; on average 4-6 hours per week

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Cirbus at