Tutor Employment


Tutoring is looking for students who:

  • Are personable, lively, and passionate about learning
  • Are currently enrolled KU students carrying six credit hours or more
  • Scored a B or higher in the courses selected to tutor (or in a higher level course in the same discipline)
  • Are able to commit to AT LEAST 5 hours per week for an entire semester
  • Minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA

How to Apply

To Apply to be a Tutor

Complete and submit the following application materials:

1. Online Application

The online job application can be found on the KU Jobs for Students page. Search by keyword "Wingspan Peer Tutor". Read the job description and click on the textbox "Apply to job." Login with your ID and password. Then, complete and submit your application materials online.

2. Supplemental Application.

All applicants must also complete our Supplemental Application.

3. Faculty/Instructor Reference Form

One completed Faculty/Instructor Reference Form needs to be submitted. We highly recommend that applicants go and speak to their potential references in-person. While a reference may be submitted through email attachment, faculty/instructors are encouraged to complete the Online Reference Form

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact The Wingspan at 785-864-7733 or send an email to learning@ku.edu.

Course Subjects

While we are always hiring tutors for chemistry, math, and physics, students interested in tutoring any courses at KU are strongly encouraged to apply!

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