Group Peer Tutorial Program

Office of Exploratory Academic Advising
(203) 254-4000 ext. 2222
Coordinator: Kristen Kobylenski, M.S. 

Peer tutoring is a process whereby students who are strong in a particular subject facilitate group-tutoring session/s for those who are having difficulty in that subject.

Need Help?

If you are a student experiencing difficulties with your courses, we encourage you to access our Group Peer Tutorial Program. It has been created to help you succeed! The program is:

  • Free of charge
  • Available to all full-time undergraduate students
  • Staffed by your peers
  • Dedicated to serving your needs

We recommend that you come with questions, homework problems, or receive help preparing for a test. Do not wait until the last minute! Stop by the Office of Exploratory Academic Advising in the Kelly Center or visit, www.fairfield.edu/tutoring to sign up for group peer tutoring.

Peer Tutoring is currently offered for the following courses:

Anatomy & Physiology 
Microbiology 
General Biology 
General Chemistry 
Organic Chemistry 
General Chem for the Health Sciences
Elementary French 
Intermediate French 
Elementary German 
Intermediate German 
Origins of the Modern World
Elementary Italian
Intermediate Italian
Introduction to Philosophy
General Physics II
Statistics for Life Sciences
Biologically Bases of Behavior
Developmental Psychology
Elementary Spanish
Intermediate Spanish

Think you might want to become a peer tutor?

If you are interested in helping your peers achieve academic success, please read the following information.

Benefits of being a peer tutor:

  • Helping fellow students achieve success
  • Enhancing your resume
  • Developing effective interpersonal skills
  • Gaining a better understanding of subject content
  • Earning Money

Prerequisites:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Faculty recommendation
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Interest in and motivation to help your peers

Requirements:

  • Attendance to 3 meeting/training sessions
  • Dedication to help your peers achieve success