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  • Become a Peer Tutor


    We are currently accepting applications and hope to offer

    Peer Tutoring Services at Virginia Peninsula Community College soon!





    Minimum Requirements

    Peer Tutors must have the ability to:

    • Be a currently enrolled Virginia Peninsula Community College student (dual-enrollment students are not eligible)
    • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7.
    • Document an earned A or B in courses to be tutored with transcripts, if necessary.
    • Participate in a hands-on tutoring demonstration for math and foreign language applicants who have not taken recent math and foreign language courses at Virginia Peninsula Community College.
    • Communicate clearly and effectively with students from all educational levels and cultural backgrounds.
    • Exercise patience in all learning situations.
    • Maintain tutor/student confidentiality of all academic and personal information.
    • Uphold high standards, avoiding falsification and cheating.
    • Meet with students on a regular basis and arrive on time for scheduled appointments.
    • Work during posted library hours.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Coursework completed at Virginia Peninsula Community College.
    • Previous tutoring experience.

    Description of Duties

    Under the supervision of the Tutoring Coordinator:

    • Provide in-person individual tutoring to students requesting academic assistance in college courses.
    • Participate in all required tutor training and workshops.
    • Assist with routine office procedures as needed.

    Please note: Students are not eligible to be tutors in their first semester at Virginia Peninsula Community College. Exceptions can be made for students holding degrees from other institutions. 


    Apply Now!