What is Tutoring?

The Academic Achievement Program offers free, one-on-one tutoring for all undergraduate students at Chaminade University of Honolulu. Subjects tutored include, but are not limited to: biology, chemistry, math, nursing, English, etc. The tutoring corps consists of trained Peer and Professional Tutors.

When and Where is Tutoring Offered?

Tutoring is available by appointment only. Tutoring takes place in either the Student Support Services building or Henry 118 during the hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.

How to Sign-up for Tutoring?

In order to receive tutoring, a student must first complete and submit the AAP intake form to the AAP office, located in the Student Support Services building. After submitting the intake form, an AAP staff member will create the student an online account that allows him/her to book an appointment through the online system.

All appointments must be made (2) two days prior to the desired appointment. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance.

Schedule an Appointment

Click here to schedule an appointment: Instructions for Appointment-plus

Want to be a Tutor?

The AAP is always looking for potential tutors. Tutors enjoy many benefits: flexible work schedule, on-campus location, and professional development opportunities. Starting pay rate begins at $9.00 per hour for Peer Tutors. Professional Tutors, who have a bachelorís degree or higher, begin at $13.00 per hour.

In order to qualify as a tutor, applicants must:

  1. Have at least a 3.0 or higher cumulative G.P.A.
  2. Have at least a "B" or higher in the course you wish to tutor.
  3. Have a signed letter of recommendation by an active Chaminade professor who has or is currently teaching the course.
  4. Be comfortable working one-on-one with college-aged students.

If you meet the basic requirements, please submit either the Peer Tutor Application or Professional Tutor Application to the AAP Program Advisor/Tutor Coordinator.

In addition to the application, applicants must submit:

  1. Unofficial or Official Transcripts
  2. Resume or CV
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Letter of Recommendation from a Chaminade Professor (applies only to Peer Tutors)

Please contact the AAP Program Advisor/Tutor Coordinator if you have any questions or concerns regarding tutoring at alyssa.calasicas@chaminade.edu or call 808.739.8305.

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Contact Information

For inquiries please contact:

Doreen Wales
Director of Academic Achievement Program
(808) 735-4881
email: doreen.wales@chaminade.edu

Alyssa Calasicas
Program Advisor/Tutor Coordinator
(808) 739-8305
email: alyssa.calasicas@chaminade.edu



Fa'amamata Tufele
Program Advisor/Events Coordinator
(808) 735-4835
email: faamamata.tufele@chaminade.edu

Nitaya Camacho
Program Advisor/Administrative Coordinator
(808) 735-4770
email: nitaya.camacho@chaminade.edu