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Academic Support

Become a Tutor or Study Coach

Summary of Position

Work individually or in small groups modeling appropriate study behavior and assisting students in areas of difficulty. Wage: $10.01/hr


  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA to become a Tutor
  • Minimum of 2.8 GPA to become a Study Coach
  • Completed at least 15 credit hours at Wright State University
  • Received a grade of A or B in Wright State courses to be tutored
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare for tutoring or study coach sessions
  • Meet punctually and regularly
  • Provide support and encouragement
  • Respect confidentiality of sessions
  • Support instructor class objectives
  • Motivate your students
  • Maintain professional & academic nature of sessions
  • Help with study habits (note taking, time management, test prep)
  • Help clarify new information
  • Praise the student where possible and work to build a positive self-image
  • Build as much success for the student as possible at each meeting
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Help students comprehend and translate reading of the text
  • Work flexible times around your classes


To apply for a tutoring or study coach position, please visit 122 Student Success Center. You can also download the linked application forms.

Complete the appropriate form and submit it to our office at the above listed location. Call 937-775-5770 for office hours. Work Study information is welcome but not required. Modern Language and NUR 2100 tutor applicants will need to obtain signature approval to tutor those courses. 

For additional information on becoming a Tutor and/or Study Coach, contact Jennifer Lobo.