SASHP Peer Tutoring

Spring 2019 Peer Tutoring will end on May 6, 2019

The School of Arts & Sciences Honors Program (SASHP) Peer Tutoring offers free one-on-one tutoring to undergraduate Rutgers University students in a variety of academic subjects.  Our volunteer Peer Tutors are undergraduate students who are enthusiastic about helping their peers be successful in their college courses. All tutors have earned high grades in the courses that they tutor and are members of either the SAS Honors Program or the Rutgers Honors College.  Peer Tutors complete 6 hours of training through the Rutgers Learning Centers in order to be certified to tutor.

Students seek peer tutoring for many reasons, including:

  • review concepts they are currently learning
  • deepen their understanding of subject matter they have already learned
  • prepare for an exam
  • receive assistance in addition to the help provided by the professor/TA

Students desiring tutoring assistance can book one-on-one, face-to-face tutoring appointments via our online scheduler.  All tutoring sessions are one hour in length and take place at the Learning Centers on the College Avenue, Livingston, Busch, and Douglass campuses.  

Schedule a Tutoring Session

Additional tutoring resources may also be available to students who have previously engaged in face-to-face tutoring in the current semester, including a Sakai chatroom for the course they received tutoring in, and follow up with their Peer Tutor via Google Hangouts.

Peer tutoring begins the second week of the fall and spring semesters and ends on the last day of classes.  Tutoring is not available during the summer or winter sessions.

  All Rutgers-New Brunswick Students Can Use the One-on-One Tutoring Program!

Want to make the most of your tutoring experience? Follow these simple steps for academic success:

  1. Go to class, talk to your professor, and attend office hours to discuss any problems you might be having in the course. Tutoring is meant to supplement instruction—not take the place of your class.
  2. Arrive at your tutoring session on time and check-in with the Learning Center’s staff. If you must cancel your session after business hours or within 48 hours of your appointment, please contact the appropriate Learning Resource Center.
  3. Be positive! Learning new or challenging material can be stressful at first, but remaining positive allows you to fully concentrate on the task at hand.
  4. Take an active role in your learning. Come to the tutoring session prepared with your class notes, textbook, and any necessary tools (e.g., calculator, pencil, pen).
  5. Ask questions—lots of them! A tutor is not a lecturer, and collaborative environments are often the most successful ones for learning.

Please visit the RU Tutoring Scheduler to make an appointment. Students may use this service twice per week and schedule appointments up to two weeks in advance. 

To make an appointment, log in with your NetID and password. Select your course and hit the "List View" button at the bottom. You will then see all available tutors, with times and locations. Select the one you want, confirm the time and course, and make the appointment. You will receive a confirmation email with the appointment details (if you do not receive an email, the appointment was not processed).

Students are also encouraged to visit any of the Rutgers Learning Centers on each campus for group tutoring, academic coaching and other assistance in their courses. Their locations are:

Interested in Being a Peer Tutor?

Do you want to improve your critical thinking and leadership skills? Are you looking for a way to sharpen your academic knowledge while serving the Rutgers community? Volunteer to tutor fellow students! As little as 2 hours of your time each week can make a difference.

SAS Honors Program students in good standing who have completed at least one semester at Rutgers are invited to apply to be a Peer Tutor. Tutors choose which course(s) they tutor, and only need to be available 2 hours per week. 

Eligibility: Undergraduate honors students in good academic standing with the SAS Honors Program or Rutgers Honors College who have completed at least one semester at Rutgers.

Qualifications: Applicants must have:

  • enthusiasm, patience, and a desire to assist fellow students
  • willingness to engage in tutor training and learn pedagogical skills
  • the ability to communicate clearly, professionally, and in a timely manner with students and staff
  • the ability to perform tutoring duties ethically and confidentially
  • availability to tutor at least 2 hours per week on a volunteer basis for the entirety of the Fall 2019 semester

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, but must be received no later than Monday, August 26, 2019.

Apply to be a Peer Tutor for Fall 2019

For questions about the Tutoring Program, please contact Dean Ackerman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dorene Pardun This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Spring 2019 Peer Tutors 

Abu-Shanab, Sarah, 2020

Allada, Tamara, 2021

Banota, Tanvi, 2022

Battula, Namarata, 2022

Bunkowski, Klaudia, 2021

Cabrera, Joel, 2020

Carlucci, Michael, 2021

Choudhry, Hannaan, 2020

Choudhry, Hassaam, 2022

Dauser, Timon, 2021

DiTrolio, Olivia, 2020

Donnelly, William, 2021

Durie, Joseph, 2022

Fofah, Sope, 2022

Gohil, Avani, 2022

Gupta, Samyak, 2020

Han, Ahri, 2022

Higgins, Cecelia, 2019

Hsieh, Justin, 2021

Joshi, Jay, 2020

Kim, William, 2020

Kiron, Aditi, 2022

Lee, Karen, 2022

Leonhardt, Ian, 2022

Luo, Jason, 2022

Manzoor, Salman, 2020

Maris, Alexandra, 2020

McCusker, Therese, 2020

McKeown, Victoria, 2020

Mohsen, Mahinaz, 2020

Mookerjee, Debendro, 2021

Nagaraj, Bharath, 2020

Neb, Nabhanya, 2022

Neto, Tiago, 2020

Patel, Kajal, 2021

Patel, Kush, 2022

Patel, Pooja, 2021

Puglia, Francesca, 2021

Rafi, Mazin, 2021

Sangam, Arun , 2019

Sathuvalli, Pranav, 2021

Scheiner, Aaron, 2022

Selvaraj, Nithish , 2022

Shareef, Abdullah, 2020

SINGH, RUCHI, 2021

Soliman, Marina, 2020

Sridhar, Aishwarya, 2021

Thomas, Reshma , 2019

Vieira, Peter, 2021

Wang, Michael, 2021

Wong, Michael, 2020

Xue, David, 2022

Xue, Joany, 2021

Yaghi, Alex, 2019

Zhang, Victor, 2022

Specific course offerings may vary each semester, depending on each tutor’s availability. Commonly tutored subjects include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 01:119:101 General Biology
  • 01:119:102 General Biology
  • 01:160:161 General Chemistry or 01:160:163 Honors General Chemistry
  • 01:160:162 General Chemistry or 01:160:164 Honors General Chemistry
  • 01:160:307 Organic Chemistry or 01:160:315 Honors Organic Chemistry
  • 01:160:308 Organic Chemistry or 01:160:316 Honors Organic Chemistry
  • 01:198:111 Intro to Computer Science
  • 01:220:102 Intro to Microeconomics
  • 01:220:103 Intro to Macroeconomics
  • 01:640:026 Intermediate Algebra
  • 01:640:103 Topics in Mathematics for the Liberal Arts
  • 01:640:111 Precalculus Part I
  • 01:640:112 Precalculus Part II
  • 01:640:115 Precalculus College Mathematics
  • 01:640:135 Calculus I
  • 01:640:136 Calculus II
  • 01:640:151 Calculus for Mathematics and Physical Sciences
  • 01:640:152 Calculus for Mathematics and Physical Sciences
  • 01:750:203 General Physics or 01:750:271 Honors Physics
  • 01:750:204 General Physics or 01:750:272 Honors Physics

Don’t see your course listed here? We have many more, including classes within the humanities and social sciences! For a full list of current subjects offered, please visit the RU Tutoring Scheduler.

Please visit the RU Tutoring Scheduler to make an appointment. Students may use this service twice per week and schedule appointments up to two weeks in advance.  

To make an appointment, log in with your NetID and password. Select your course and hit the "List View" button at the bottom. You will then see all available tutors, with times and locations. Select the one you want, confirm the time and course, and make the appointment. You will receive a confirmation email with the appointment details (if you do not receive an email, the appointment was not processed).

All Peer Tutoring appointments take place in the Learning Centers located on each New Brunswick campus.
Students are also encouraged to visit any of the Rutgers Learning Centers on each campus for group tutoring, academic coaching and other assistance in their courses. Their locations are:

All Rutgers-New Brunswick Students Can Use the Peer Tutoring Program!

Want to make the most of your tutoring experience? Follow these simple steps for academic success:

  1. Go to class, talk to your professor, and attend office hours to discuss any problems you might be having in the course. Tutoring is meant to supplement instruction—not take the place of your class.
  2. Arrive at your tutoring session on time and check-in with the Learning Center’s staff. If you must cancel your session after business hours or within 48 hours of your appointment, please contact the appropriate Learning Resource Center.
  3. Be positive! Learning new or challenging material can be stressful at first, but remaining positive allows you to fully concentrate on the task at hand.
  4. Take an active role in your learning. Come to the tutoring session prepared with your class notes, textbook, and any necessary tools (e.g., calculator, pencil, pen).
  5. Ask questions—lots of them! A tutor is not a lecturer, and collaborative environments are often the most successful ones for learning.

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