Educational Resource Center

Peer Tutor

The deadline to apply for the Peer Tutor role has passed for the Spring 2019 semester.

Our next round of hiring will be at the beginning of the Fall 2019 semester.

Peer Tutoring Mission

The Peer Tutoring Program offered through the ERC at Boston University assists students in developing strong study skills and an awareness of their own learning processes, thereby promoting independent learning. Peer Tutors offer guidance and support to students in their pursuit of academic achievement.

Position Requirements

In order to apply to be a Peer Tutor, you must be an undergraduate student in good academic, disciplinary, and financial standing at Boston University, as verified by the ERC. You need to have a cumulative GPA at BU of 3.0 or higher, as well as achieving a grade of B or better in whichever course(s) you wish to tutor.

Candidates must also:

  • Be available to attend the all day training on Saturday February 23, 2019.
  • Be available to tutor at least four hours every week.
  • Commit at least two consecutive semesters to the position.


If you have any additional questions regarding the application process, please contact Michael Lantvet at

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