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Academic Development of Student-Athletes

Tutoring

The purpose of the Tutor Program in the ADSA is to provide student-athletes with subject-specific tutors who serve as a supplement to the classroom experience. The main goal of our tutors is to help student-athletes better understand specific course content. All sessions are one-on-one appointments available in a majority of courses taught on campus. Tutoring sessions are held throughout the day, Monday– Friday, barring practice schedules. The majority of our tutors are graduate students, adjunct professors, and outside professionals with 8-10 years of experience in the related field of study.

Tutoring is based on student need. Hours are flexible, but not guaranteed.

Tutor Qualifications

Minimum of B+ in course or related coursework tutored
Minimum 3.0 overall GPA
Strong communication skills
Ability to work with individuals from a diverse background
Fluent in English

Tutor Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities

• Understand and effectively communicate subject matter to student-athletes
• Plan and implement effective learning strategies
• Identify and address skill and academic needs
• Provide feedback via GradesFirst session reports in a timely manner
• Continue education through tutor trainings and quizzes
• Know and comply with the policies of the ADSA Tutor Program
• Maintain professionalism at all times
• Display a high level of academic integrity at all times
• Communicate with the Tutor Program Professional Staff

Become A Tutor

Contact Tutor Coordinator