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Mathematics and Computer Science

Math Center Tutor Application

For Students That Have Not Previously Tutored in the Center

The Mathematics Center, located in Serra 310, is available and free to USD students on a walk-in basis.  Math Center tutors provide peer tutoring to students who are in their lower level mathematics courses.  The goal of the Mathematics Center is to provide short-term assistance as we help students become independent learners.


  • Choose a schedule that works for you
  • Improve your mathematics and communication skills
  • Feel satisfaction from helping other students become successful
  • Receive payment
  • Have a unique job/experience to add to your resume

Mathematics Center Tutor Application

First Name
Last Name
What is your major(s)?
Do you have any minors?
What year do you plan to graduate?

Why are you interested in tutoring in the Math Learning Center?

What do you think is most important when tutoring mathematics?

List the Mathematics courses you have taken at USD. You must list the Course Name, the Professor, and the Grade Received. (e.g. MATH 000, Professor Name, A+; MATH 102, Professor Name2, A)

For each course below, please check the appropriate category to indicate your current comfort level:

090 Intermediate Algebra*
112 Investigations in Modern Mathematics*
115 College Algebra*
118 Essentials of Trigonometry*
120 Introduction to Probability and Statistics*
130 Survey of Calculus*
150 Calculus I*
151 Calculus II
200 Mathematical Concepts for Elementary Teachers I
300 Mathematical Concepts for Elementary Teachers II

The services and hours for the Math Center are:

  • Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Drop In Hours: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Group Tutoring Sessions: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Drop In Hours only
  • Sunday: 7 p.m. - 10 pm.
    Drop in Hours only

Number of Hours Given to Hired Tutors:
Each tutor hired will be given a minimum of 4 confirmed hours per week.

Each tutor hired potentially has the opportunity for additional tutoring hours via the scheduled group-tutoring sessions. Opportunity will depend upon student request and tutor availability.

The center will be offering scheduled group-tutoring sessions during different time slots. Students will be able to schedule an appointment for these group-tutoring sessions through an online scheduling tool. The MLC director will contact tutors (that have provided availability during this time slot) one week before the scheduled time by asking the tutors availability to tutor the requested group-tutoring session.

Do you have any questions about how tutors are scheduled for group tutoring sessions?

Have you reviewed all aspects of the new hiring process? Questions?

If you are hired for Fall 2012, the Director of the MLC will contact (via email) all hired tutors two weeks before the Fall 2012 semester begins, asking hired tutors to send their tutoring availability by Sunday, September 2nd.

Will you have regular internet access over the Summer?

Do you regularly check your email?

If you answered no to either of the questions above, how would you like the Director to communicate with you? Please advise.

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