Tutor Application Process:

  • Complete Tutor Application including schedule of available hours
  • Tutor Coordinator will email applicants to set up interviews (approximately 15 minutes each)
  • Those selected to be tutors will be notified via email and invited to tutor training

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  • Tutors must meet employment criteria of the University of Minnesota Crookston, which includes current enrollment at UMC with at least 6 credits.
  • Tutors must have successfully completed classes they tutor by earning an A or B in the class.
  • Tutors must demonstrate excellent level or responsibility, reliability, punctuality, friendliness, patience, and sensitivity to a diversity of students. (Application will require you to list references from instructors of the courses for which you wish to tutor.)


  • Meet with peer students weekly in a one-to-one or small-group tutoring format to give learning assistance. 
  • Tutor students in specific course material and integrate study and learning strategies to promote independent learning.
  • Check UMC email to receive work notifications.
  • Review tutor contract with each student during their first session to establish the parameters of the tutoring relationship and a regular meeting schedule.
  • Adhere to and communicate SSC rules and policies.
  • Be prompt to tutor sessions.
  • Contact peer students with 24 advanced notice if unable to keep your scheduled sessions.
  • Let tutor coordinator know of any missed sessions.
  • Let tutor coordinator know of any schedule changes, issues, concerns.
  • Treat tutees and other tutors with respect.
  • Complete all required paperwork and online documentation.


For questions, contact umctutor@umn.edu or talk to a Tutor Coordinator.