Apply To Tutor

The Writing Center accepts and reviews applications for Undergraduate Peer Tutors during the Winter and Spring terms. Students who are hired begin working in the following academic year. 

Applications for Graduate Peer Tutors are accepted on a rolling basis.

Overview of the Application Process for Undergraduate Tutors

The Writing Center accepts applications for undergraduate tutors during the Winter and Spring terms; students who are hired begin work in the following academic year. During Winter term, students may submit applications through late January. During Spring term, through late April.

Students should expect to complete the following in the application portal: 

  • Answers to an application survey, indicating your reason for applying to be a tutor and explaining your relevant experience (we do not require formal cover letters).
  • A writing sample, along with a brief description of the purpose of the document and the context for which it was written.
  • One faculty recommendation, completed via a web form (find a recommendation request in the application portal linked below).

All of these items should be submitted via a webform, which will be live at the start of each application window (early January for Winter; mid April for Spring). 

The Spring application window for Undergraduate Peer Tutors has closed. Graduate Peer Tutor applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For instructions on how to apply, please see below.