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CAE - Learning Assistance Center (LAC)

Student Staff Referral

The Learning Assistance Center hires students who are among the highest achievers at Pace.  To that end, we place a high value upon faculty referrals.  A student who is considered a good fit as a student staff member possesses an ideal GPA of 3.5 or higher (Min 3.3).  The GPA is used as a benchmark but by no means is the defining factor of employment.  The most important factors include: excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a sense of maturity and responsibility, and an overall desire to help their peers. 

Qualifications to become a Peer Tutor:

  • Advanced understanding of course material (min course grade of B+)
  • Superior ability in communicating content knowledge
  • Ability to adapt tutoring style to diverse groups of students 

Qualifications to become a Peer Academic Mentor:

  • Upperclassman with exemplary academic development
  • Willing and able to articulate academic experiences
  • Display behaviors of an independent and life-long learner

Please complete the form below to refer an undergraduate student who you feel would make an excellent staff member: