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Brittany (DESBrittanyR)

Brittany's Tip! "Learn to embrace time and change. Time is your most valuable asset; you can only use it once and you can never get it back. Change is a constant meaning; you can’t avoid it. Change will happen and must happen. So, ask your self these questions, “What is my daily routine?” and, “How do I spend my time?”. Without incorporating change, what you do today will be what you do in the future."

Fallon (DESFallonL)

Fallon's Tip! "Create a To-Do List! Identify what you need to do, and then prioritize the tasks based on when the assignment is due and how much time you need to complete it. This gives you a set plan for the day. Whether it’s just a list of priorities or a full schedule for the day, having a plan will ensure that you know what to do and when. Unless there’s a pressing priority, it’s important to also consider what sort of work you’re in the mood to do. Do you feel creative? You may want to prioritize working on a design assignment. Do you feel focused? You could spend the day studying for an upcoming exam."

Maleea (DESMaleeaB)


You can make an appointment with a Peer Tutor through the Student Portal or through your online course. 

Click HERE for instructions. 

Please see below for some additional tips that can help you make the most of your tutoring session. 

Accessing a tutoring appointment 

Verifying your time zone 

Canceling an appointment 

Preparing for a tutoring session 

We look forward to meeting with you! 

Live Help is a tutoring service staffed by professional tutors (they hold degrees in the subjects they tutor in, but are not familiar with specific Rasmussen courses and assignments) and they are available to help in a variety of topics. Some, like algebra tutors, are available 24/7. Live Help does not require an appointment and can be accessed during that subject's available times. Java, JavaScript, and HTML/CSS support are all available under Design in Live Help! 

Here are the basic qualifications and experience required for becoming a tutor at Rasmussen University. 

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA - 3.5 or higher is preferred
    • You must have a grade of "B" or higher in the subject content being tutored or have documented experience equivalent to a grade of "B" or higher
  • Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing with the College
  • At least one quarter of experience (although two or more quarters is preferred)
    • Courses must be for-credit and must be completed prior to the start of employment
  • At least two or more quarters left before graduation is preferred
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds
  • Be on time for shifts and meetings; maintain accurate records and submit reports and time sheets in a timely manner
  • Possess a basic understanding of Microsoft Office software, internet navigation, Rasmussen email, and other resources
  • Must work a minimum of five hours a week
  • Must satisfy orientation, training, and evaluation requirement each quarter and are compensated for participation

What forms do I need to have in order to be considered for a tutoring position?

  • Completion of Work Study application
  • Recommendation from a faculty member (form can be found below)

What happens once I complete the application?

Your completed application will be routed to the Learning Services Coordinator (LSC) for the School of Design.  If the LSC is interested in setting up an interview, the LSC will reach out to you directly.