To be considered for a tutor position, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum A- average in major coursework
  • Qualification to tutor in writing (A- or better in College Writing or equivalent course), as well as additional subjects related to major
  • Faculty recommendation in writing and any other additional tutoring subjects
  • Enthusiasm for helping others learn
  • Enjoy working with different types of people and different skill levels

To remain in the position, every semester, students are required to:

  • Maintain GPA and make satisfactory degree progress
  • Attend training sessions offered by the Learning Center
  • Demonstrate successful tutoring sessions
  • Demonstrate professionalism

Tutor Certification

The College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) has awarded ITTPC program certification to Purchase College’s Learning Center Tutor Training Program that qualifies us to certify tutors who complete the full training program as Level I Certified Tutors.

2019-2022 CRLA Program Certification

If you are interested in becoming a tutor, submit a resume, faculty recommendation, and cover letter to learning@purchase.edu