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The Tutoring Center

North Foundation Hall, Room 103
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-4215
tutoring@oakland.edu

Tutoring Hours:

Fall & Winter
M-Th 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tutoring starts at 9 a.m.

Summer
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (tutoring by appointment only)

Music Tutoring
by appointment only in Varner Hall

The Tutoring Center

North Foundation Hall, Room 103
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-4215
tutoring@oakland.edu

Tutoring Hours:

Fall & Winter
M-Th 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tutoring starts at 9 a.m.

Summer
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (tutoring by appointment only)

Music Tutoring
by appointment only in Varner Hall

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Student Employment

The Tutoring Center is always looking for Student Office Assistants, Peer Tutors and Supplemental Instruction Leaders. Become a part of our team for a rewarding experience helping your peers.

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Office Assistant
Job Description:
The Student Office Assistant (SOA) welcomes students, faculty and staff to The Tutoring Center. The main purpose of this job is to greet people as they enter The Tutoring Center. SOA's also register students that come in for tutoring or to use other resources. The SOA also helps students make appointments or view the tutoring schedule in our online system. A Student Office Assistant must have good phone etiquette, be friendly and helpful.

Duties:
  • Greet and assist everyone who comes into The Tutoring Center
  • Register students coming in for tutoring
  • Basic clerical responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Friendly and helpful
  • Good phone etiquette
  • Flexible hours (must be able to work both days and evenings)

How to apply:

  • Look for an application for open positions on Handshake.
Peer Tutor
Duties:
Peer Tutors help Oakland University students clarify homework assignments and course content.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Second semester freshman standing or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (B) in the course(s) you want to tutor
  • Expertise in content areas and learning skills
  • Adequate demonstration of time/task managing skills
  • Certain courses may require a skills test
What else?
  • Must complete 10 hours of training towards tutor certification.
  • Schedules are based on availability.
  • Hired as an appointment, walk-in or online Peer Tutor.
  • Need is in all subjects at the 0000-2999 level.
How to apply:
  • Look for an application for open positions on Handshake.
SI Leader
Duties:
Supplemental Instruction Leaders conduct organized study sessions focusing on course-specific study skills, key concepts and test preparation.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Second semester freshman standing or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (B) in the course(s) you want to lead
  • Expertise in content areas and learning skills
  • Adequate demonstration of time/task managing skill
  • Certain courses may require a skills test
What else?
  • Mandatory training prior to start of the semester.
  • Work begins on the first day of class for the semester.
  • SI is offered in 1000 through 3000 level accounting, biology, chemistry, economics, mathematics, physics and statistics. 
  • You will attend each class, take notes, plan and conduct 2-3 SI sessions each week.
How to apply:
  • Look for an application for open positions on Handshake.
Student Employee of the Month

William Davis
We are excited to announce William Davis as our Employee of The Month for January 2020!

Will started as a Supplemental Instruction Leader at the beginning of Fall 2019 semester and after a short period of time decided to add tutoring to his schedule. He is currently the SI Leader for Calculus I MTH 1554 and tutors MTH 0661 through MTH 1555.

Outside of being heavily involved at The Tutoring Center, William enjoys hanging out with friends, playing fantasy football, watching football and snowboarding. He was also on an IM flag football team this past Fall and in the summer time months Will likes to travel.   

Currently an Applied Statistics major, William plans to graduate in the Winter of 2022 and after graduation, he hopes to stay at Oakland University for graduate school. William’s long-term goal is to become a statistician working for the NFL and, ideally, be a member of an analytics team within an NFL franchise.

Be sure to check out Will’s Peer Tutoring Schedule online and visit him for Mathematics help!