Become A Tutor

Instructor with Group of Students

Benefits of Being a Tutor at TMCC

  • Retain and reinforce your knowledge
  • Gain work experience in the field of education
  • Help others in an inviting environment
  • Enjoy a flexible work schedule
  • Obtain emotional and intellectual fulfillment
  • Earn cash money


  • You must have earned an "A" in the course(s) for which you are applying to become a tutor.
  • You must have a recommendation from an instructor or a person who has closely observed your work and can assess your ability to be a tutor.
  • You must be able to work effectively with a diverse student population, as well as with your peers.
  • You must possess a strong sense of responsibility.
  • Preference will be given to TMCC student applicants.

Other Things to Know

  • Tutoring Start Dates: Tutoring for math and science begins the first week of classes. Tutoring for writing and all other subjects begins the second week of classes.
  • Mandatory Orientation: All tutors must attend a mandatory orientation, held on the Saturday before the semester begins.
  • Mandatory Monthly Trainings: Tutors must also attend mandatory monthly tutor trainings, held approximately once a month on predetermined Fridays.

Steps to Apply

Applications submitted in the Spring will be considered for employment in the Fall.

  1. Complete the online Tutoring Application form (below).
    • Attach a copy of your most recent college transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) as verification that you have earned an "A" in the course(s) you wish to tutor.
    • Attach a copy of your current CV or resume, listing all relevant education and work experience.
    • For writing tutor applicants: attach a writing sample, preferably a researched paper in MLA or APA format from English 102. Contact us for more information.
  2. Have an instructor or a person who has closely observed your work in each subject area you wish to tutor complete the Tutor Recommendation form.

After your application has been received and reviewed, a coordinator will contact you. Note: you will not be contacted if you have not submitted a complete application.

Tutor Application

Important: Do not submit any document that contains social security numbers. If necessary, black out or redact sensitive information prior to attaching. See Also: Information Security/FERPA

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