Matador Achievement Center


The Matador Achievement Center provides free tutoring in multiple subjects for all current student-athletes. We do not provide tutoring for non-athletes. We offer tutoring on a walk-in basis (no appointment needed) Sunday through Friday. Students can also book same-day appointments, or appointments up to a week in advance. To schedule an appointment, please email or call (818) 677-6356.

Download a copy of our most current tutoring schedule here. If you do not see a subject listed, or are not available during a tutor’s scheduled hours, please email the Tutoring Coordinator, Andrea Hernandez at

All tutoring is held in Bayramian Hall, room 525. Please note that Sunday tutoring is held on the third floor of the library, in room OV 300B (the room says “Testing Lab”). It is to the right of the Learning Resource Center. 

How to Become a Tutor

Group portrait of tutors outdoor at a retreat.Our peer tutors are currently enrolled CSUN students from all majors and disciplines. Undergraduate and graduate students that meet the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Obtained a grade of B+ or higher in desired course(s) for tutoring

Additional qualifications include:

  • Tutoring experience
  • Experience working with student-athletes

To apply to be a tutor, download a fall tutoring application (.doc) and submit your completed application, along with a current resume, to the Tutoring Coordinator, Andrea Hernandez. Applications are accepted year-round.

Tutor Retreat

As part of the ongoing training of the Matador Achievement Center's tutors, Andrea Hernandez hosted the department's first tutor retreat in May of 2014. The video below demonstrates the type of interactive discussions and team building exercises that took place during the retreat.