Undergraduate Tutorial Program
The Undergraduate Tutorial Program strives to provide accessible and quality tutorial support to Hofstra undergraduate students in both individual and group settings. The UTP collaborates with various departments on campus and strives to maintain a student-centered learning environment. All members of the UTP are committed to upholding the values of personal and academic integrity, while empowering students to reach their goals for success. The UTP is accredited by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA), which sets an international standard of tutorial services and provides professional development opportunities for tutors, while also recognizing their achievements.
Undergraduate Tutorial Program Services:
Group tutoring operates on a walk-in basis during scheduled hours for the semester. The following subjects/courses are only available as group tutoring sessions:
- BIO 011, 012
- CHEM 003, 004, 135, 137, 139, 140
- BCHM 162, 163
- All Physics/Astronomy courses
- BAN 001, 122
- Computer Science
The UTP also offers individual tutoring for several other high-demand courses at the undergraduate level. Students who are registered for courses covered by UTP's individual tutoring may schedule appointments online through the My.Hofstra.Edu Portal, using Success Connect. Individual sessions are 45 minutes and students are allowed two tutoring appointments per course, per week in up to three courses.
Appointments must be scheduled no later than 48 hours in advance. Students are urged to schedule appointments before they experience serious academic difficulty, and have the ability to book up to one week in advance.
|Why Become a Tutor?||Why Receive Tutoring?|
|It is one of the most rewarding jobs available.||You do not understand the homework or readings.|
|It is a great way to build up your resume.||You have difficulty on the tests and quizzes.|
|You want to give back to the Hofstra Community.||You want to reinforce the material you learned in class.|
|You will show potential employers that you work well with others and that you can communicate your ideas.||You want to improve your study skills.|
|You can become a certified tutor! The University Tutorial Program is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association.||You are interested in learning from your peers.|