Types of Tutoring
Several different types of tutoring are offered by the mathematics department
STEM tutors assist students on a drop in basis with content from all SBCC math courses, with an emphasis on calculus and precalculus topics. STEM tutors should have completed at least second semester calculus (Math 160 or equivalent.)
Statistics tutors are paired with a Math 117 section, are expected to attend an assigned class section and are scheduled for general statistics tutoring hours in the Math Lab. Statistics tutors should be comfortable with algebra and introductory statistics (Math 117 or equivalent).
Gateway and PAL Tutors
Gateway or PAL tutors work with a specific class section and typically work both in and out of the classroom. They should have successfully completed the course(s) they are interested in tutoring.
The application can be completed online using our Google Form. You can edit your application as needed using the link sent to your email. If you are a first time Lab Tutor applicant, you will need to submit your solutions to our Tutor Test Questions, these can be attached to the form or emailed to the Math Lab LTAs at MathLTA@sbcc.edu. Please email us if you have any questions.
If you have trouble with the Google Form, you can also use our older PDF application form. This needs to be printed to PDF in order to save your responses. Please email your completed application to the Math Lab LTAs at MathLTA@sbcc.edu.
Submit your applications as early as possible! We start work on the schedule for Spring in January, and the schedule for Fall in August.
If you expect to have changes in your availability at a later date, please write a note on your application. Applications will also be shared with Gateway instructors and other tutorial labs on campus. If there are no openings currently available, we will keep your application on file in case any additional openings become available. Scheduling depends on tutoring availability as well as budgetary constraints, positions are not guaranteed and lab hours may vary from semester to semester.
Learning Resources Center
The Cartwright Learning Resources Center provides many resources for tutors and also offers several workshops.