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Become a Tutor

If you are interested in becoming Tutor for the LASSO Center, please carefully read the following requirements and expectations.   

To become a LASSO tutor please complete the application and submit it along with transcripts, your current resume, and a recommendation form filled out by an OSU faculty or staff member. Once all the required documents have been received, your application will undergo a preliminary review. Successful candidates will be required to meet LASSO's basic requirements.

All LASSO Tutors must:

  • Be a current undergraduate student at Oklahoma State, a current graduate student at Oklahoma State, or a recent graduate from Oklahoma State University in good standing
  • Meet the employment criteria set by the University
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in 30 or more completed credit hours
  • Have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Oklahoma State (except for graduate students)
  • Have an “A” or “B” earned in every course for which you are tutoring, with an “A” being strongly preferred
  • Be available for tutoring sessions a minimum of 5 hours per week
  • Complete a hiring interview with the Tutoring Coordinator
  • Attend and participate in all mandatory tutor trainings


Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with students to encourage independent learning
  • Assist students with the acquisition of student success skills (study skills, learning strategies, etc.)
  • Create and manage a positive learning environment for students
  • Adhere to all University and LASSO policies & procedures
  • Act in a professional manner at all times
  • Manage and maintain your tutoring schedule responsibly
  • Check e-mail and tutor tracking system daily and respond accordingly
  • Communicate with students and staff regarding schedule changes & cancellations
  • Complete paperwork (time sheets, self-evaluations, etc.) in a timely manner
  • Maintain academic integrity
  • Keep current on your subject/content area(s)
  • Be available for LASSO Center initiatives (ex. promotion/canvassing), as needed


Peer Tutor Pay Scale:

  • Undergraduate students (employed with LASSO for less than one academic year): $10.00/hour
  • Undergraduate students (employed with LASSO for one academic year with all training requirements completed): $10.50/hour
  • Graduate students and recent graduates: $10.50/hour

 Applications are expected to be submitted using our online application form.  If your require an alternative option for submission, please contact Susan Malec at 405-744-5020 or

Thank you For your interest in becoming a LASSO Tutor.

Apply Now!