Tutoring Services

All students attending Anoka Technical College are encouraged to take advantage of our free tutoring services. Tutors provide encouragement, and will help you develop skills and strategies to succeed in college.

Peer tutors are available to work with students on a walk-in basis. Just stop by the Student Success Center, Rm 190 -- no appointment is necessary. Check the tutoring schedule posted in the Student Success Center for dates/times that specific Peer tutors are available.

If you want to request one-on-one service with a peer tutor (based on availability), please complete the Student Request Form PDF to receive peer tutoring services.

What programs/subjects are covered by tutors?

Peer tutors are available in for most programs and subject areas including:

  • MS Office Suite
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Heath Information Technology (HIT)
  • Administrative Support Careers
  • Practical Nursing
  • Biology
  • A & P (health)
  • A & P I & II
  • Med Term
  • Pharmacology
  • ICD 9 & 10

Check the tutoring schedule in the Student Success Center for dates/times that specific tutors are available.


How do I get started?

Students who wish to receive peer tutor services may stop by the Success Center Information Desk in Suite 190 to view the most current schedule. Walk-ins welcome, no need for appointment. Informal study groups meet routinely.

Can I work with a peer tutor one-on-one?

Yes, depending on availability. Pick up a Request for Peer Tutor Services PDF form at the Student Success Center (Rm 190) Information Desk - or download the request form PDF. Peer Tutor Coordinator Julie Packer will contact you to schedule sessions depending on peer tutor availability.

Who are the peer tutors?

Peer tutors are fellow students enrolled in the same program as you. They are recommended by faculty as having exceptional knowledge and skills in their area of study. Trained peer tutors have a welcoming attitude and enjoy working with other students.

Can I get computer help from a tutor?

Yes. Peer tutors can help you acquire basic computer skills such as learning to use the mouse, or accessing, printing, or saving files in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, or PowerPoint.

Peer tutors can also help you learn to use the Internet to check your e-mail account or use your Desire2Learn (D2L) account.

What technical programs offer peer tutoring?

Program areas are continually added. Get a copy of the latest schedule at the Success Center Information Desk.

How can I become a peer tutor?

All potential Peer Tutors must be recommended by faculty to tutor for their program. Students can begin the application process by submitting the Faculty Recommendation for Peer Tutor Position form to their program faculty.

Can faculty recommend students to be tutors?


Peer Tutoring Coordinator
Student Success Center
Rm 190-C


PDF Student Request for Peer Tutoring Services

PDF Student Application to Become a Peer Tutor

PDF Faculty Recommendation for Student to Become a Peer Tutor

Return forms to Success Center Information Desk in Suite 190