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Student-Athlete Support Services

Tutorial Program

The goal of the Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) Tutorial Program is to provide efficient and effective tutorial services for Michigan State University (MSU) student-athletes. Tutors employed through SASS are qualified individuals who possess proven academic backgrounds, foster strong study habits and Tutorial Sessionorganization skills, helping them to provide academic guidance for student-athletes. SASS provides a wide range of tutorial services including individual and group review sessions and course specific tutorial appointments, all in a structured study environment. SASS is committed to providing services that are in compliance with all NCAA, BIG TEN and MSU guidelines for academic integrity and ethical behaviors.

Prospective Tutor Information (PDF)


Apply To Be A Tutor


Thank you for your interest in the Student-Athlete Support Services tutorial program. Please see the link to our online tutor application below:
You must also submit in person at the Clara Bell Smith Center, or by email to or Danny Sager, the following items:

  • Faculty Recommendation Form (PDF).

    (Must be from a Michigan State University Faculty, Staff or Teaching Assistant)
  • A one-page personal statement describing:
    • How you learned of this position
    • Any prior tutoring or teaching experiences
    • Personal and professional qualities relevant to this position
  • A current transcript ("Courses by Term" version printed from STU-INFO is preferred)

Please try to submit your application materials as soon as possible. Priority will be given to the applicants who submit a week prior to the start of classes. Contact Danny Sager if you have further questions. We look forward to reviewing your application.