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Tutor Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming a tutor for the TRIO College Programs at Boise State University. Please read carefully the qualifications, time commitment and application process outlined below. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Tutor Qualifications:

  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Have achieved a grade of “A” or “B” in the course(s) you wish to tutor.
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credits (as an undergraduate) or 5 credits (as a graduate) student at Boise State.
  • Have an earned BA or BS degree if not a student.
  • In some cases the Tutor Coordinator may ask you to obtain approval from the Department Chair or instructor for the subject you wish to tutor.

Tutor Time Commitment:

  • Expect to be available for the entire semester in which you agree to tutor.
  • Attend additional and/or special trainings or meetings offered by the Tutor Coordinator


  • Student employment: first year beginning rate is $14.00 an hour.
  • Non-Student employment: wage scale is separate from student employment so please see Tutor Coordinator for the current wage.
  • Increases in pay will be based upon available funds after the first semester of employment and upon additional training attended by the tutor.
  • Tutors are hired on a part-time basis therefore; wages do not include fringe benefits.

After review of your application and your transcript grades, the Tutor Coordinator will contact you by e-mail or phone if a position that fits your qualifications is available. You will then be asked to come in for a final interview appointment.  If you are offered a position you will then need to complete the I-9 form at the Human Resource office in the Administration Building. They will give you a pink form showing you’ve completed their paperwork. Bring the form back to the Tutor Coordinator and set up an appointment for your first training. All of the above must be completed before you are allowed to begin tutoring.

Tutor Application Form

Please fill out the following form to apply to be a tutor for the TRIO College Programs.

  • Personal Information

  • Please list all that apply.
  • Educational Information

  • Schedule

  • Short Answer