Peer Tutoring Staff

Peer Tutors are undergraduate and graduate UArts students who have been recommended by their faculty, have completed tutor training, and are qualified to tutor in their subject areas. 


Residential Peer Tutors
Through the Residential Peer Tutoring program, students  receive tutoring and academic assistance in their residence halls. A Residential Peer Tutor (RPT) is part of the residential staff and offers programming and tutoirng in the hall lounges.

The student lounges in Juniper and Pine Halls are open to non-resident and commuter students.RPT hours are listed outside of the student lounge in the residence halls.

Juniper and Spruce Halls
Nia Benjamin, Acting '16

Mondays: 11:30AM-1:30PM  Juniper
Tuesdays: 6-8PM Spruce
Wednesdays: 11:30AM-1:30PM Juniper
Thursdays: 6-8PM Spruce
Fridays: 2:30-4:30 Juniper

Furness and Pine Halls
Olivia Whelan, IFA '17

Mondays: 4-6PM Pine
Tuesdays: 12-4PM Pine
Thursdays: 5-6PM Pine
Sundays: 7-10PM Pine 


Interested in Becoming a Peer Tutor?
Tutoring is a great way for you to help other students, strengthen your own skills and earn money

The Peer Tutor position is an excellent opportunity for students interested in education, leadership and mentoring, arts administration, or general professional development. Students interested in teaching are especially encouraged to apply.

This is a Federal and Non-Federal Work Study position and is open to all students who are qualified.

To become a Peer Tutor you need: 

  • 3.0 CUM GPA
  • 3.0 GPA in course(s) you'll tutor
  • 2 Faculty references


How to Apply
Stop by the Advising Center in Pine Hall to fill out an application. For more information, call or email 215.717.6818 or email tutoring@uarts.edu. You can speak to the Advising Center Administrator Georgia Veneziano gveneziano@uarts.edu or the Advising Center Director C. Blanca Gonzalez cgonzalez@uarts.edu. Please note that tutors are usually hired at the beginning of each semester.