Jobs & Tutor Education

Skills You'll Develop as a Tutor

  • Learning Effective Teaching Methods
  • Practicing Learner-Centered Instruction
  • Motivating Students
  • Setting Goals and Learning Outcomes
  • Strengthening Your Content Knowledge

How to Apply to Tutor for Fall 2018

Both graduate and undergraduate students can apply to be an LAC tutor. Use the links on the right in the menu titled 'Job Openings' to access full job descriptions.

Employment Application

Contact person: Deborah vanDommelen, Director   Email:

Complete and return the application packet to one of the following:

  • the LAC reception area, HSS 348 or
  • the following address:
    Deborah vanDommelen
    Office of Undergraduate Studies, ADM 447
    San Francisco State University
    1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco, CA 94132

Requirement for First Semester Tutors

AU 697/796, Tutoring Across Disciplines, is a required three-unit, semester-long course designed to support new LAC tutors in their development at the LAC. Over the course of the semester, tutors explore best practices by studying academic and practical approaches to tutoring and teaching while gaining hands-on tutoring experience with SFSU students. Weekly reading and writing assignments as well as a final culminating project are required. Class meets once per week. 

Reading/Writing/ Study Skills seminar meets Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00 pm with Karen Wiederholt.

Math/Sciences/Study Skills seminar meets Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 pm with Peter Ingmire.


(415) 338-1993

Learning Assistance Center
HSS 348 | San Francisco State University | 1600 Holloway Avenue | San Francisco, CA 94132

Monday -Thursday 9 AM-4 PM | Friday 9 AM-12 PM