Consult with Us!

We want to discuss students' learning challenges and goals in your courses and how we might collaborate to reduce barriers to their success. We have a variety of in-class and outside-of-class learning support options available.   Please contact Dr. James Barnes, Learning Commons Director at to arrange a meeting with the Learning Commons team.  

How to request learning support

  1. Complete a Tutor Request Form
  2. For more information about Request Form and Recommendations contact Erlynn Johnson, Lead Coordinator at

Hiring Timeline and Process

We hire most tutors before the semester starts but accept applications and add offerings up until about halfway into each term. After that point, we begin hiring processes for the following semester. Once interested candidates apply, the hiring process typically takes 2-3 weeks to complete.

Process Steps

  1. Work with faculty to identify learning support needs, assess demand, recruit, or recommend applicants
  2. Review applications and conduct interviews
  3. Request faculty recommendations and ensure schedule availability of tutor candidate
  4. Selection of tutor candidates and processing of Human Resources hiring documents.
  5. Conduct training for the tutoring role

Updated: March 26, 2024