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. During the school year, tutoring is offered 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.

Summer 2016 Tutoring

Tutoring for summer session will be available starting Thursday, June 2. Please note that tutoring during summer is available by appointment-only. To request tutoring for your summer classes, please email or call (818) 677-6356. 

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 who 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:

  • Prior tutoring experience
  • Experience working with student-athletes

To apply to be a tutor, please submit a completed application, along with a current resume, to the Tutoring Coordinator, Andrea Hernandez. Applications are accepted year-round.

Download a current application here. Summer 2016 Application

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.