Being a peer tutor at Furman carries a great responsibility and challenge. We know you’re up to the job. Your positive, professional relationship with your classmates is essential to the success of our program. With your help, Furman students can reach their academic potential and go on to do great things.
It is important that you are aware of and understand the requirements and duties for a tutor position with Furman’s campus tutoring program. Be sure to review the job description and policies carefully. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Carol Hagood.
To apply to be a tutor, please complete and submit the application below to the Center for Academic Success, located downstairs in the James B. Duke Library, room 002.
Campus Tutoring Application
Please also be sure you have completed Student Employment Paperwork.
After all of your paper work is in order, please be sure you complete the Furman Peer Tutoring Success Tutorial (linked below). If not completed, you will not be authorized to get paid.
Furman Peer Tutoring Success Tutorial
Once you have completed the Furman Peer Tutoring Success Tutorial (linked above), please email Carol Hagood for pay authorization.
Our tutoring FAQ answers some of the most frequently asked questions about the peer tutoring program, including tutor responsibilities.
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Be sure to follow these simple steps to ensure you're paid for your work as a peer tutor. Keep in mind that you're only approved to provide two hours of tutoring in a particular subject each week for each student that you're working with. If your student seeks more help than that, please contact us.
Complete the following two steps to receive payment for your work:
- Complete the Furman Peer Tutoring Success Tutorial.
- Login to MyFurman, and update your hours under the "Time Entry" tab on the left. Your hours should be submitted before 9PM on the Sunday before they are due. Instructions for entering hours can be found in the Tutoring Handbook.
- Tutoring Handbook
If you cannot access your MyFurman timecard, let Carol know immediately. I cannot give you access past the Wednesday before they are due!