How to Become a Tutor

The Success Center is looking for friendly and qualified tutors for the following positions:

     Success Mentor

     Math Tutor
     English Tutor
     ESL Tutor
     Anatomy & Physiology Tutor


If you meet the minimum qualifications shown below and have a desire to help fellow students succeed, the Success Center needs you!

To apply to be a receptionist:

  1. Complete our Receptionist Online Interest Form.

To apply to be a tutor:

     1. Complete our Online Interest Form.
     2. Don't forget to attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts

In order to tutor in the Success Center, applicants must meet the following
minimum qualifications:

  1. Minimum of one year (24 units) of coursework at any college or university.
  2. Completion of the courses for which candidate will tutor within the past year,
    Recent tutoring experience as a college/ university employee.
  3. A minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  4. A minimum GPA of 3.5 in the discipline in which you are applying to tutor,
    A recommendation from a Cerritos College instructor within the discipline in which you will tutor.
  5. For math applicants: Must have completed any ONE of the following math courses: 
      • Math 114
      • Math 115
      • Math 116
  6. For English applicants: Must have completed English 100

If you are offered a tutoring position, please be aware of the following:

  1. A negative TB test clearance is required for employment at the cost of the applicant.

  2. Board Policy 2905 will require mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations. Full policy details can be found on the website; Cerritos College - Chapter 2 - Board of Trustees

  3. Upon employment, tutors are required to successfully complete the first level of Tutor Training concurrent within the first semester of employment.

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Rodriguez at