Become a Tutor

Becoming a Tutor

Prospective tutors must be in good academic standing, have earned an 'A' or a 'B' in each course of their specialty area, and received a letter of recommendation from an instructor in their specialty area.  For inquiries, please refer to the contact list below.

Center Name Location Phone E-Mail
Speckman Tutoring & Learning Center ICE 212 417-447-8953
Carol Jones Writing Center IC 200 417-447-8235
Speech and Communication Center IC 200 417-447-8982
Academic Support Center (Richwood Valley Campus) LSC 206 417-447-7762

TLC Application Requirements

The TLC employs academic tutors in the following areas:

  • Math  (must have taken MTH 130 or higher)
  • Computers (must have taken CIS 101 or higher)
  • Chemistry  (must have taken CHM 101 or CHM 111)
  • Anatomy & Physiology (must have taken BCS 145 & 146 or BCS 165 & 205)
  • Study Skills (must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher)

To apply to become a tutor at the Speckman Tutoring and Learning Center, you will need to:

  1. Fill out OTC's Application Form
  2. Fill out an Availability Sheet
  3. Have an instructor from the subject you are applying for e-mail a tutor recommendation to Samantha Crandall at

Please turn in your Application and Availability Sheet to Glynette Hubach at the TLC (ICE 212)  OR e-mail to