Frequently Asked Questions
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Who is eligible for tutoring services?
How much does it cost?
Where is tutoring services?
Where will tutoring sessions be conducted?
How am I contacted about tutoring?
What if there is not a tutor available for a specific subject?
Is tutoring a paid position?
How often can I be tutored?
Who is eligible to be a tutor?


Who is Eligible for Tutoring Services?

Tutoring is available to any JSU student regardless of level or grade point average.

How Much Does It Cost?

Tutoring is free as long as you are a JSU student.

Where is Tutoring Services?

Tutoring Services is located on the 3rd floor of the Theron Montgomery Building (TMB). The Center hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30.

Where will Tutoring Sessions be Conducted?

There is a common tutoring area within Tutoring Services, in addition to two classrooms, two conference room areas, and seven small study rooms.

How am I contacted about tutoring?

Tutors are assigned upon completion of the application process. If you are not assigned at that time, you will be notified by email or by telephone as to the tutor's name, and the times and days you are scheduled for tutoring.

What if there is Not a Tutor Available for a Specific Subject?

Every effort will be made to make a tutor available. Tutoring Services will contact the instructor and/or department for recommendations.

Is Tutoring a Paid Position?

Yes and No. Students that wish to tutor for money may do so, but course credit is also available. We also utilize students who want to volunteer to tutor.

How Often Can I Be Tutored?

Normally, tutors are assigned for two hours per week for science and math courses, and one hour per week for composition, humanities, history, and social and behavioral sciences.

Who Is Eligible to Be a Tutor?

Any JSU student who maintains a 3.0 overall GPA and received either an A or B in the course he/she will be tutoring.