Loyola University Maryland

The Study

Tutor-Tutee Contract

Tutors and tutees are asked to review the terms of their respective contracts and electronically sign the Tutor-Tutee Contract form. (If you are a student athlete or tutoring a student athlete, please sign the Student Athlete Tutor-Tutee contract form on the Student-Athlete Support Services website). Click on your contract below to review the terms.

View Student (Tutee) Tutoring Contract

I agree that as a requirement for receiving assistance from a tutor, I will:

  • Give at least 3-hours’ notice (24-hours’ notice is preferable), should I need to cancel my tutoring appointment by contacting the Front Desk in The Study by email (TheStudy@loyola.edu) or phone (410-617-2104). 
  • Arrive on time and be well prepared for every tutoring session (i.e. bring homework, syllabus, ask questions, report academic progress, etc.).
  • Follow the Honor Code and not compromise the tutoring relationship by asking my tutor to complete any class assignment(s) or ask for assistance on any assignments that have not yet been graded (including homework). 
    • I understand and will uphold the ideals of academic honesty as stated in the Honor Code.
  • Agree to meet with my professor outside of class regularly (office hours or by appointment).
  • Attend class regularly.
  • Check my email regularly to obtain tutoring information and updates.
  • Realize that I am solely responsible for my grades and class performance.
  • Behave in a civil manner during the tutoring session and treat the staff respectfully.  

Important policies to be aware of:

  • If you fail to report for more than two scheduled tutoring sessions, you will not be allowed to register for more tutoring sessions without first meeting with the Assistant Director of The Study.
  • If you are unsatisfied with your tutor, please inform TheStudy@loyola.edu or Blake Lubinski, Assistant Director of The Study at blnlubinski@loyola.edu.  We will work quickly to find you another tutor.

Departmental Statement on Tutors - Modern Languages and Literatures

  • May ask for further grammatical explanations for concepts which are not clear.
  • May ask to be drilled orally on exercises pertinent to the grammatical point being studied (oral exercises from the textbook are perfectly acceptable. Written exercises may be used only provided that they are not to be handed in for a grade at any point during the semester).
  • May ask for general suggestions on written work to be handed in, as long as it is not being handed in for a grade.
  • May ask for conversational practice.

View Tutor Contract

I agree that as a peer tutor I will: 

  • Check in at the Front Desk before or after each tutoring session to note if my tutee arrived on time.  
  • Report all tutee absences to the Graduate Assistant on duty. 
  • Submit a detailed session report within 24-hours of every tutoring session.
  • Attend ALL required tutor training sessions.
  • Give at least 3-hours’ notice (24-hours’ notice is preferable), should I need to cancel a tutoring appointment and cancel it by notifying the Front Desk (TheStudy@loyola.edu) or phone (410-617-2104). 
  • Behave in a civil manner during the tutoring session and treat other staff and students respectfully.
  • Arrive on time and well prepared for every tutoring session (i.e. refer to the lesson plan/syllabus for tutoring guidance; formulate plans/ideas based upon the prior tutoring session; monitor tutee progress via grade updates from the tutee [tests, quizzes, etc.]). 
  • Contact The Study’s Assistant Director immediately, if concerns or problems present themselves regarding the tutoring sessions (i.e. unsatisfactory academic progress or behavioral problems).
  • Provide two weeks’ notice (to the Assistant Director) in the event that I will be unable to continue providing tutoring services.
  • Follow Loyola’s Honor Code and not compromise the tutoring relationship by completing any ungraded assignment(s) for the student I am tutoring (including homework). 
    • I understand and will uphold the ideals of academic honesty as stated in the Honor Code.
  • Check my email and TutorTrac regularly to obtain tutoring information and updates. 

Additional notes:

  • Policy on absenteeism: A tutor is required to wait for a tutee for 15 minutes.  If the tutee does not arrive for the session within this time period, the tutor should note this on their session report and notify the Front Desk, immediately.  You will be paid for these 15 minutes.
  • All tutoring will take place in The Study (Jenkins Hall 3rd Floor).

Departmental Statement on Tutors - Modern Languages and Literatures

  • May help students organize study habits, by explaining to students what is important to study, and how and why to study it.
  • May explain grammatical points which are unclear to students seeking help.
  • May offer practice exercises pertinent to the grammatical point explained.
  • May give conversational practice to students.
  • May help students correct grammatical mistakes made during conversational practice.
  • May point out specific mistakes or flaws in any written work, provided it is not being handed in for a grade.
  • Under no circumstances may a tutor correct a student’s written work before it is handed in, if it will be graded by the instructor.
  • May NOT have access to a student’s Moodle or iLrn account.

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