Helping Students Help Themselves
Your success as a student is important to everyone at University Center. At this time, tutoring is available for Math and English (if you are in a class that requires essays etc., be sure to utilize the English tutors, they can help you even if you are not in an "ENGL" course. If there is a subject we don't have a tutor for, you may want to utilize Varsity Tutors, BrightStorm, or Chegg Tutoring. Additionally, if you want resources that allow you to learn at your own pace, visit Academic Resources.
Planning to participate?
Before arriving at tutoring, it helps if you complete, or attempt to complete, all reading and assigned homework. If it’s too difficult, try anyway. This will allow you to show your tutor what you are struggling with specifically. Attempting to complete the assigned work beforehand will also save time during your session.
Below is a quick checklist that will help you remember what to bring to your tutoring session.
- Bring all necessary materials (pencils, paper, calculator, etc.).
- Bring textbooks, tests and notes from the class.
- Bring the homework you’ve been attempting to complete.
- Prepare and bring any specific questions you may have about the material.
- Bring an open and positive attitude to make the most of the session.
The tutor’s role is not to do the work for you, but to coach you to do it yourself. Be active in the tutoring session by listening intently, asking questions and working through the problems.
Want to become a UC tutor?
Do you enjoy helping others learn and have a demonstrated proficiency in Math, English, Anatomy/Physiology, or Chemistry? You may want to earn money and gain valuable experience while helping your fellow students suceed!
Interested in learning more, complete an Application today! Tutoring would take place on the University Center Sioux Falls location. Applicants must have good communication and organizational skills, knowledge of the content area and capable of effectively assisting a variety of students. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours. The rate of pay is $8.56/hr with a maximum of 10 hours a week.To apply, complete the New Employee Information Form and submit a resume and your academic record showing that the subject to be tutored was completed with proficiency.
Current Students: Tutoring
How can I schedule a tutoring session?
What can I do if the subject I need tutoring in isn’t offered?
We want you to succeed in class, but recognize that not all classes can be represented with tutoring/supplemental learning; however, you may have options not yet considered, contact your course instructor or academic advisor for suggestions. Additionally, visit the Academic Resources page to see what more might be available to you.
What Subject(s) are offered?
At this time, University Center attempts to offer free tutoring in math, english, and science. Availability of tutoring services is in large part dependent on us having qualified applicants who are willing and able to tutor for $8.56/hr with fewer than 10 hours/week. If you need help in a subject that is not available for tutoring, you are encouraged to utilize your HOME Campus's resources or Varsity Tutors or BrightStorm.
Who is eligible for tutoring? Is it free?
Any student who is current and registered for classes at one of the six post-secondary South Dakota public universities offered at UC may utilize our tutoring services for free.
Posted: September 16, 2015
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