Peer Tutor

Fast Facts:


Peer Tutors are academic leaders on campus who are expected to support the objectives of course support which are to:

  • Provide undergraduate students at Charlotte access to free, high-quality peer-to-peer, course support.
  • Foster an inclusive environment for students to learn by providing strengths-focused services.
  • Provide a collaborative relationship among course support leaders and students that encourages a challenging, yet supportive learning environment, leading to greater educational equity on campus.

Position Info:

  • This position provides opportunities for leadership, personal growth, and professional development.
  • Tutors provide one-on-one appointments, group appointments, and/or drop-in tutoring to currently enrolled undergraduate students.
  • Tutors must provide a minimum of 5 hours of appointment availability each week, with at least 50% of availability being in-person, and can work up to 29 hours/week.
  • Tutors may create their own schedules based on their availability. Evening and weekend hours are optional.
  • Earn nationally recognized certifications as a Level 1 Certified, Level 2 Advanced, and Level 3 Master Tutor through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).
  • To view the full job description, please click here.


  • Currently enrolled undergraduate with one semester of academic coursework at UNC Charlotte.
  • Cumulative GPA over 3.0.
  • You must have made an “A” in the course(s) you apply to as a course support leader. Transfer grades may be considered with additional documentation.
  • Two references. One reference from a UNC Charlotte faculty member in the subject area you apply to tutor, and preferably in the main course of expertise. The other can be an employment reference or another faculty.
  • A commitment of at least 2-semesters is encouraged and in-semester resignations are highly discouraged.

Recruitment Timeline

Hiring for Fall 2025Applications Accepted – March 2025Interviews Completed – April 2025
Hiring for Spring 2025Applications Accepted October 2024Interviews Completed – November 2024

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