Who qualifies for tutoring services?
Any K-16 student in Utah County.
How much does private tutoring cost?
$15.00 per hour for tutoring in the Provo/Orem area.
$17.50 per hour for tutoring in surrounding areas.
What is the process for obtaining a tutor?
- Select “Hire a Tutor” on our main webpage and complete a request.
- You will receive a call or email with directions to set up an in-take appointment
with an Education Counselor at UVU.
- At your appointment you will provide the Counselor with information to assist with
the selection of your private tutor.
- You will complete paperwork to start a personal file and sign a contract for services
- Your first month payment is due at the in-take meeting
- Your Counselor will contact you when a personal tutor has been matched with you request
for subject matter and schedule.
- You will be introduced to your tutor and begin working together!
Can I sign a contract for just one month of tutoring?
Yes, you decide the amount of time you would like to receive tutoring. The Education
Counselor can assist those who are unsure of the amount of time needed to reach their
Where does private tutoring usually take place?
Most UVU students are tutored at the UVU library. Tutors can meet at any public library
or they can come to your home as long as an adult is present.
Are only UVU students hired as tutors?
No, most of the SCUP tutors are UVU students, however some of the tutors attend other
universities or are college graduates seeking supplementary income or simply enjoy
Where can I get further information?
School Community University Partnership (SCUP)
North-West Corner of UVU Main Campus
800 W University Parkway, MS #141
Orem, UT 84058
What approach to literacy does SCUP employ at its community outreach sites?
The SCUP After-School Literacy Programs at the South Franklin Community Center and
the SCUP/UVU Community Learning Site employ a balanced literacy methodology.
Vocabulary building skills
High frequency word review
Improves word decoding skills
Increases information retention
Enhances interest level and expands background knowledge
Strengthens functional language skills
Models reading decoding, and comprehension strategies
How do you qualify for work-study employment?
In order to qualify for work study employment, you must fill out the Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) located at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Please remember to indicate
that you are interested in being considered for work-study on the application. If
you have any questions about the FAFSA, please contact UVU Financial Aid at (801)