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Apply to Become a Tutor

 Are you interested in being a PEER TUTOR?



Information Sessions are held annually in February for  students who are interested in applying to become tutors the following fall  semester.

ALL applicants  for fall employment must attend an Information Session to  learn about the requirements, the work of peer tutors, the application process,  and the pay scale.



  • Applicants  must have completed two full-time semesters at The College of New Jersey by  first semester of employment.

  • Applicants  must attend an Information Session.

  • Applicants  must have a minimum GPA of 3.1 (preference given to 3.25 GPA), with grades of B (B+ preferred) or better in courses to  tutor.

  • Applicants must be able to tutor at least two different courses taken at TCNJ.  In addition to course content, interest in tutoring writing is a plus.

  • Applicants  must submit three TCNJ faculty references.

  • All  tutors must be available and willing to tutor at least five hours per week.

  • All  new tutors must take IDS 291, Techniques in Tutoring I, during first five weeks  of first semester of employment.  New  tutors who also want to tutor writing must take IDS 292, Techniques of Tutoring  II/Writing, during the second five weeks of first semester of employment.

If you have questions about information sessions,  application process, or requirements, please come to the Tutoring Center in 101  Roscoe West Hall or call 609-771-3325 or email .

Students may apply in October to be hired for the Spring semester hiring. 


Dr. King ( for Math, Science, Engineering, Business, Nursing/Exercise Science

Ms. Gruenberg ( for Humanities, Social Science, Languages, Communication Studies, Arts, Writing for ALL disciplines

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