All tutors in the U1 Tutor Registry must have completed the 6-hour Tutor Training Workshop offered by the Academic Learning Centre. This workshop is offered several times throughout the academic year.
How often do I need to register to be a tutor?
Once you have completed the application form to be a part of the tutor registry and your completion of the 6-hour tutor training workshop has been confirmed, you will be posted on the registry. Your should inform UMSU of your intentions to remain an active tutor each term and update your contact and tutor information.
What if my overall GPA drops below 2.5?
If your grades drop below 2.5 you should inform UMSU so you can be removed from the tutor registry.
What services are tutors responsible to provide for a tutee?
Is there a tutor “code of ethics”?
You will be asked to sign a “Tutor Code of Ethics” as part of your application to be a part of the Tutor Registry. Be professional when relating to your tutee. This includes conducting yourself in an appropriate manner.
What information does a tutee need to know prior to hiring me?
Tutees that are seeking the help of a tutor will probably ask the following questions:
What should I charge for a tutor session?
You can charge from $9-25 an hour depending on your qualifications. The price of a tutoring session is set by the tutor.
What should be the method of payment?
The expected method of payment should be arranged with the tutee. Usually cash or cheques are acceptable and you can expect payment at the end of each session.
What is my employment status as a tutor?
You are an independent tutor and as such have no employer/employee relationship with the university.