Faculty Center

Tutoring Services

Small group peer led tutoring is available for undergraduate students. Academic Learning Center (ALC) Tutoring Services is course specific and is designed to provide outside-of-class discussion and practice.

Tutor Eligibility

All ALC tutors must provide two faculty/instructor references, have scored a B or higher in the course(s) selected to tutor (or in a higher level course within the same discipline), successfully pass the interview, attend two required tutor trainings each semester, and receive a formal evaluation.

Tutor Training

ALC tutors are trained in the areas of learning style preferences, college student learning theory, group facilitation skills, and tutoring strategies. Tutors are trained to facilitate discussion about questions, problems, and basic concepts as well as to facilitate practice by providing examples. Each tutor’s work is formally evaluated each semester and each tutor receives a copy of the formal evaluation analysis for the purposes of reflection, introspection, and areas for improvement.

Faculty/Instructor Reference

Option A: Submit the reference via Online Form
Option B: Download the Faculty/Instructor Reference Form (pdf) to your computer, complete the form, save the file, and attach the completed form to an email. Send this email to tutoring@ku.edu
Option C: Print the Faculty/Instructor Reference Form (pdf), complete it by hand, and FAX a copy to Tutoring Services @ (785) 864-2817. Or, place the completed form in an envelope, seal it, and sign across the seal. Send it via Campus Mail to ALC Tutoring Services, Wescoe Hall, Room 4017

Student Referrals

If you have students to whom you would like to refer for tutoring, please have them go to Request a Tutor Group. Students may request tutor groups through the link provided on our website.

Instructor Request for Course Specific Tutoring

If you would like to have a tutor group developed for your course, please contact ALC Tutoring Services either at 785-864-7733 or tutoring@ku.edu. We will be happy to assist you.

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