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Requesting a Tutor

There are a few changes to the tutoring program for the 2017/2018 year. After completing a request for peer tutoring, you will be given access to the GSBS tutoring Blackboard course. This will allow you to review a directory of tutors and which courses they tutor. You will no longer be assigned a tutor for each course. This will allow you to work with tutors who have similar availabilities and can cater best to your learning style. To request a tutor please email the Request for Peer Tutoring Form to

For Spring 2018 we have tutors for the following courses:

  • Systems Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Biomedical Data Analysis-There is a new course director this semester. Your tutor may not be as familiar with the content for this course.

Becoming a GSBS Tutor

If you would like to be considered to work as a GSBS tutor, please review the documents below and submit a copy of your unofficial transcript (found in Self-Service Banner) to the GSBS office. You must circle or highlight the courses you would like to tutor. You must have earned an "A" or "A-" to be eligible to tutor that particular course. For Spring 2018, preference will be given to tutors who can tutor at least Systems Physiology (Formerly Fundamentals III) and/or Biomedical Data Analysis. At minimum, tutors must be enrolled at least half-time (5 credits) to be eligible to participate for that term.

Please keep in mind, if you are accepted to tutor, you must have a complete FAFSA online with the Financial Aid office but are NOT required to receive a loan. For more information about Financial Aid and the FAFSA, please click here.

You will be given more information about the hiring process once you have applied.

For Spring 2018

  1. Job Description
  2. Tutoring Program Guidelines

Human Resources "Hiring" Forms for New Tutors

If you are notified you have been selected to work as a tutor, you must complete the following forms and take them to the Office of Human Resources located in the University Educational Center (UEC) Suite 1126. You must bring original, unexpired identification as outlined on item #7 below (I-9 Form).

  1. Confidentiality Statement and Agreement
  2. Criminal Background Check Form
  3. Disclosure and Authorization Form
  4. Staff Information Sheet
  5. Federal W-4 Form
  6. New Jersey W-4 Form
  7. I-9 Form
  8. Direct Deposit Authorization Form
  9. Referral Form (this was emailed to you and is already filled out with your name)
  10. NJ-165 (For Residents of PA only)