FAQs

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?

  1. Select “Hire a Tutor” on our main webpage and complete a request.
  2. You will receive a call or email with directions to set up an in-take appointment with an Education Counselor at UVU.
  3. At your appointment you will provide the Counselor with information to assist with the selection of your private tutor.
  4. You will complete paperwork to start a personal file and sign a contract for services
  5. Your first month payment is due at the in-take meeting
  6. Your Counselor will contact you when a personal tutor has been matched with you request for subject matter and schedule.
  7. 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 education goals.

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 helping others!

Where can I get further information?

School Community University Partnership (SCUP)
Location:
North-West Corner of UVU Main Campus

Mailing Address:
800 W University Parkway, MS #141
Orem, UT 84058
(801) 863-6800

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.

FEATURES
Phonics instruction
Comprehension strategies
Vocabulary building skills
High frequency word review
Guided practice

     
BENEFITS
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) 863-8442.