Academic Support Programs

Work With Us

Work with us ​to ​foster ​a ​sense ​of ​community ​among ​UW ​students ​and ​staff. ​We ​value teamwork ​and ​strive ​to ​develop ​a ​growth ​mindset ​in ​the ​students ​we ​work ​with. ​This means we ​focus ​on ​higher-order ​thinking ​and ​supporting ​students ​to ​become independent ​learners. ​We ​teach ​the ​process ​of ​learning ​and ​skill ​building, ​not ​just ​content expertise.

CLUE Tutoring

CLUE applications are currently closed. Our hiring cycle for the upcoming academic year (2024-2025) will start in late Winter quarter (March 2024). 

Feel free to review our FAQ's and reach out to the CLUE team ( if you have any questions.

Academic Success Coaching

Coaching Applications are currently closed. We will have more positions available in March 2024 for the 2024- 2025 academic year. If you have any questions, please email Academic Success Coaching Program Manager, Alli Botelho at

Frequently Asked Questions

ASP staff is made up of Academic Success Coaches, Drop-in Tutors, Exam Review Tutors, Front Desk Managers, and Student Assistants.

CLUE Tutoring

  • Drop-in Tutors work in the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science & Engineering
    • Economics
    • Math
    • Physics
    • Writing
  • Exam Review Tutors support the on-sequence introductory-level courses in the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Math
    • Physics
  • Front Desk Managers and Student Assistants
  • Discussion Session Leaders are nominated by instructors teaching a specific course. They can be the current TA for the course or a student who has done well that the professor selects. The session leader is hired by ASP to run weekly sessions for that quarter. 

Academic Success Coaching

  • Academic Success Coaching has a variety of different coaching positions:
    • General Academic Success Coach
    • EOP Support Academic Success Coach
    • Reinstatement Coach
    • Transfer Student Success Coach
    • Graduate Student Success Coach
    • Allen School Academic Success Coach
    • Engineering Academic Success Coach
  • Academic Success Coaching Student Assistant

No, ASP only hires UW undergraduate and graduate students who will be enrolled full-time through their employment length (typically, one full academic year [Fall, Winter & Spring quarters]). 

ASP hires the bulk of our positions in spring quarter for the next academic year. Positions will be posted on Handshake and linked to on our website. 

As we get many applications, we can only offer top candidates interview offers. Interviews will be conducted during spring quarter after the application closes. All applicants will be contacted with an update of their status by the end of May. 

On occassion, we open positions outside of this hiring cycle. They will be posted on our website and Handshake. 

Yes, you can apply for more than one subject. You cannot be hired to work more than one subject. If you are selected to interview for more than one subject, you can let the hiring committee know your preferred subject team.

Yes, you can apply to multiple coaching positions. You must apply separately on Handshake. You cannot be hired for more than one position. If offered an interview, you will be notified for which position(s).

Read through the position description to see what the required courses are for each of the positions. For CLUE positions- You must pass the course, but there is no minimum GPA requirement for the core courses. 

Our pay rates (hourly) are as follows:

Pay rates are for the 2023-2024 academic year. They are subject to adjustment under the UAW 4121 contract guidelines. 
Position Undergraduate Graduate
Drop-in/ Exam Review Tutor 19.25 22.35
Lead Tutor/Coach 20.29 23.50
Academic Success Coach 19.25 22.35
ASC Student Assistant 19.25 19.25
CLUE Student Assistant 20.29 20.29


Submit your application and required materials when applications open on Handshake. There will be a link to an application posted if we are hiring. When we are not hiring, the application portal is closed.