Become a tutor


Tutor candidates must meet all the criteria listed below

  • Be flexible to meet for on-campus tutoring sessions including evenings and weekends when the campus is open.
  • Must clear Student Conduct background check with Student Affairs Office.
  • Must be a currently enrolled WSU Vancouver student.
  • Must have attended class at WSU Vancouver for at least one semester before applying.
  • Earned a grade of "B+" or higher for the course(s) interested in tutoring, taken the course at WSU Vancouver and have solid understanding of the topic.
  • Ability to communicate and connect with students from diverse backgrounds—both in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Ability to communicate effectively—verbally and in writing.
  • Genuine interest in helping students achieve success.
  • Enthusiasm, motivation, drive and the ability to take initiative.
  • Proven leadership, advising or tutoring experience is a plus.

Candidates must possess solid understanding of the content of the course.

Application process

  1. Complete and submit tutor application form.
  2. Upon receipt of online application, SRC will email you about scheduling an interview.
  3. Once interviewed, the SRC will contact you about completing a student conduct and background check.
  4. After the checks are completed, the SRC will contact you about next steps for completing the hiring process.

If you are selected for a tutor position, you are required to attend a three-hour training before you begin working with students.


Please contact the Student Resource Center 360-546-9155 or