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Become a Tutor

Guidelines for Students who want to be Peer Tutors

In order to become a course tutor, you must have a minimum 75% overall average, as well as a minimum grade of 75% for the specific course(s) to be tutored.

If your application has been accepted, you will be invited to a selection process. If successful, Peer Tutors will then participate in a training program. Further to this, successful applicants must fill out appropriate student employment forms in the Human Resources office prior to being added to the active Peer Tutor roster. Peer Tutors will await requests for tutoring services (received via Nipissing University e-mail) from interested Tutees. If your application has not been accepted, the Student Learning Coordinator will discuss the decision in a meeting with you.

Please note that all correspondence from Student Learning and Transitions, including Peer Tutor information, will occur via your Nipissing University e-mail account.​​​

Wage Grade for Peer Tutors​​

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Personal Information

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Must be a valid Nipissing University email address (you@community.nipissingu.ca)
Courses for Tutoring

Identify the specific course(s) (by code) in which you wish to provide tutoring.

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About You


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Confidentiality and Terms of Agreement

  • I understand that it may be necessary for Academic Skills Program staff to discuss this application with my course instructors for verification and approval purposes, and I give my consent for information to be exchanged for those purposes.
  • I understand that any information about any student that I acquire in the course of being a Peer Tutor is to be considered confidential and shall not be disclosed to anyone, except the Academic Skills Program staff and/or their immediate supervisor.
  • I give my consent to the Academic Skills Program staff to release my name and Nipissing University e-mail address, as provided on this application, to students requesting a Peer Tutor in my subject area.
  • I have read and understand the Protection of Privacy Statement as written below.

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Protection of Privacy
The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Nipissing University Act, 1992. It is related directly to and needed by the University to provide academic skills and/or peer tutoring services to students registered at the university. The information will be used only by employees of the Office of Student Development and Services and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent. If you have any questions about the collection, use, and disclosure of this information please contact Student Learning and Transitions, Nipissing University, 100 College Drive, North Bay, ON P1B 8L7, (705) 474-3450 ext. 4459.
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