Information for Tutors

Working as a peer tutor is a great experience: you gain confidence, improve your communication skills, deepen your understanding of the subject you tutor, have fun and make great friends in the process! Alumni have told us that their experience as SSC tutors has prepared them to be successful at their transfer universities and careers.

Whether you are a De Anza student interested in becoming a tutor or a new or returning tutor with questions about training, time sheets, or resources, you can find the information you need here.

Become a Tutor

We hire and train De Anza students as weekly individual, group, drop-in, and Adjunct Skills tutors.

Become a Tutor

Tutor Training and Meetings

New tutors must enroll in the appropriate tutor training course and complete a New Tutor Orientation prior to their first quarter of tutoring. Returning tutors attend meetings and supplemental training sessions. Training and Meetings

Tutor Handbook

This pdf document describes our policies and procedures, including how to conduct sessions, hiring, time sheet and payroll procedures, course sequences and more.

Senior Tutors

Each new tutor is assigned to a mentor tutor for support during the first quarter of tutoring. If you have been selected as a Senior Tutor, click here for Senior Tutor Info.

Locations

  • Academic Skills Center: ATC 302
  • General Subjects Tutoring: ATC 304
  • Listening & Speaking Center: ATC 313
  • Math, Science & Technology Resource Center: S43
  • Writing & Reading Center: ATC 309
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