Become a Tutor

You can make difference at HBU by tutoring your fellow classmate with one of his or her subjects. Students can earn some extra cash, as tutors are initially paid $7.25 an hour. Please review the following:

Requirements
• Completion of the course(s) you wish to tutor here at HBU (except in some cases if you started with higher level courses)
• An A in the course(s)
• A minimum overall GPA of 3.0

Expectations
• A desire to help other students
• Ethical and responsible character
• Good communication skills
• A commitment to maintain confidentiality at all times
• That you will model and share skills in time management, professionalism, and study habits
• The ability to assist students’ learning without doing the work for them
• Careful record keeping of all tutoring appointments

Schedule
• You set your own schedule according to the schedule of the library- including evenings and weekends.  You can let us know the hours you are available and you will only need to come in when you have an appointment.

Training
• Each tutor completes an initial training before tutoring and maintain a tutor manual that covers tutoring strategies and techniques. Additional trainings will be scheduled as needed.

Compensation
• Tutors are paid $7.25 an hour for the hours you actually work, not the hours you are available. After you complete Level 1 training, you will be promoted to $8.25 an hour.

Apply
• To become a tutor, please complete this online application.

• Please also ask an HBU professor in each subject you wish to tutor to submit a letter of recommendation to Academic Services Center

• If a position is open in your subject(s), you will be contacted for an interview.  Otherwise, your application will be held until a position becomes available.

We hire tutors as student needs arise, so a position could be open at any point in the semester.

If you have any other questions, please contact Academic Services Center.

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