Peer Tutoring Program

Peer tutoring is an opportunity for you to connect with a fellow student either to get help with your courses or to provide assistance in courses in which you have previously done well. Most tutoring is done one-on-one, but BSC Peer Tutors also work with small groups of tutees.

  • To sign up to become a BSC Peer Tutor or to request a Peer Tutor, please click the links in the “Learn More” section below.
  • To manage your current peer tutoring assignments, please visit the BSC’s online Peer Tutoring Portal at tutoring.fas.harvard.edu.
  • Before signing up to become a Peer Tutor or submitting a request for Peer Tutoring, please review our Policies, Fees, Scheduling, and Prep Time section.

Rules of Harvard College: Accepting Compensation for Private Tutoring


All financial transactions for peer tutoring take place through the BSC. Peer tutors are not permitted to accept any kind of payment directly from a tutee.

Harvard undergraduate students may not accept compensation from another undergraduate student for private tutoring without the prior written permission of the Dean of the College, according to the rules of the College. The Dean has authorized the BSC to oversee such tutoring in the Peer Tutoring Program.

Did You Know?

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Last academic year, approximately 650 students signed up to tutor through the BSC; more than 1,300 students received over 11,500 hours of tutoring in 360 courses.