Now Hiring Peer Tutors

UTC tutors are dedicated, hard-working undergraduate and graduate students who are passionate about helping UMSL students transform their lives. All UTC tutors undergo extensive training to prepare them to effectively tutor students and provide the best tutorial experience possible. In addition, UTC also provides semesterly professional development sessions to tutors, so they can continue to hone their tutoring skills, enhance their learning, and boost personal growth. UTC encourages anyone who has a passion for education and assisting people to apply to be a part of this team. 

UTC has an ongoing application process. In order to become a tutor, students must meet the following criteria to apply:

  • a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • earned As or Bs in the course they wish to assist students
  • be a sophomore or earned at least 12+ credit hours

Tutors receive $10.30 an hour and can work a maximum of 20 hours per week based upon demand. Courses of particular demand are listed via the employment opportunities link below, but students with any course expertise are encouraged to apply for tutoring positions. We encourage you to join our team and help UMSL students transform their lives. If you have  questions about employment, please contact Jason Johnson, UTC Manager, at 314.516.6565 or


UTC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Alumni Tutors are Welcome

UTC is dedicated to ensuring students are part of an active learning community and are provided with opportunities to grow. We recognize that a partnership with UMSL's alumni community is a fantastic way to do this! Alumni tutors can volunteer to assist UMSL students both with specific course concepts and assignments and a broader understanding of the workforce and the world outside of college.

If you are interested in participating, please sign up for our virtual informational meet and greet session. In these sessions, we discuss the University Tutoring Center's background and operations, ways in which alumni tutors can assist students, and the alumni tutor volunteer registration/training process. This session is expected to last for about an hour and will be held via Zoom. You can use any sort of internet-capable device (cell phone, computer, laptop, tablet, etc) to attend.

For questions, please contact tutoring coordinator Janeece Woodson at

Our Next Meet and Greet:
Tuesday, October 26th, 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Location: Virtual (via Zoom)
Please click here to register for this session.