Tutoring Center

Providing phone and online (Zoom) support. View the Online Tutoring Drop-In Schedule.

Tutoring Center

Boost Your Confidence and Your Skills at the Tutor Center

Want to raise your grades? Need help with homework? Want to prepare for a test? We have many student tutors who can assist with a wide variety of subjects. Plus, our tutoring services are free.

What We Offer

We have different types of tutoring and will try to adapt to your needs.

  • Zoom into an online tutoring session: Sierra College peer tutors are waiting for you to stop by. No appointment needed. View our drop-in schedule.

  • Tutor.com: For help around the clock, log into Canvas. From your list of courses, choose the class you want tutoring for. Click on the “Online Tutoring” link in the course menu at the left of the screen.
    • If you need help with the subject matter of your course, you can access the online tutoring service via a link in your course navigation menu, or if it’s not available there, you can join the Online Tutoring Center Canvas shell to access it there.

  • PASS Peer Program: PASS peer tutors are assigned to a course, help out in class, and hold study sessions outside of class. Contact the Tutoring Center to learn more.

Start working toward your full potential. Visit us today!

A student and tutor working hard at the Rocklin Tutor Center

What Students Are Saying

It makes a huge difference having someone other than the teacher believe in you and remind you that you can be a success.
-Student
My tutor is very patient and is able to explain one concept in many ways to make it personal to my learning style.
-Student
It is amazing to see a student learn and gain confidence in a subject they once struggled in.
-Tutor
The reception area for the Rocklin Tutor Center where our friendly staff and students can help you
A student and tutor taking a break from studying at the Rocklin Tutor Center

Get Paid to be a Student Tutor

If you love to help others, join our team of student tutors. We need patient and kind people who can work with students from diverse backgrounds and abilities.
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Requirements for Becoming a Tutor

  • You earned an A or B in the classes you want to tutor
  • Have an instructor’s recommendation for each course you want to tutor
  • Complete an interview
  • Must be enrolled in at least six units
  • Either have completed or are enrolled in the SD1 Intro to Tutoring class
  • Go to paid training sessions

Perks of Becoming a Tutor

  • Build your resume and gain work experience
  • The best way to learn is to teach—sharpen your skills and keep your knowledge fresh
  • Work in a supportive environment
  • Have the satisfaction of helping other students
  • You will be paid

Join the Team

Here are all the documents you will need to apply:

  1. Information for Tutor Applicants  
  2. Tutor Application 
  3. Faculty Recommendation Form 
  4. PASS Peer Request Form  (PASS Peer only)

Contact the Tutor Center

Rocklin Campus LR 402

  • Summer Hours
    M-Th: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Nevada County Campus N2 203

  • Summer Hours
    M-Th: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Tahoe-Truckee Campus

  • Phone: (530) 550-2284
  • Summer Hours
    M-Th: 9:00am - 5:00pm

    By Appointment Only