Peer Tutors

TRIO Peer Tutors have the opportunity to make an important contribution towards the academic success of our scholars through Drop In tutorial session and one-on-one appointments. The TRIO tutors provide academic support, study skills and tips for our scholars in various academic disciplines, such as: Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Statistics, and Writing.

Tutoring is offered Week 1 through Week 10. For tutoring, please visit our office at Student Success Initiatives. It is highly encouraged that TRIO Scholars make an appointment for one-on-one tutoring sessions. However, drop-ins are also an option for students.


Jazmin Arias - Peer Tutor

Jazmin Arias

TRIO Tutor

Tutoring Subjects: Math 2A/2B/2D/3A/3D, Chem 1A/B/C, Study Skills, Resume & CV Help, STEM Research, Club Involvement

Hello!! My name is Jazmin Arias (she/they) and I am a 4th year Biomedical Engineering (Premed) major currently working in two research labs, one dedicated to women’s health and the other tissue spectroscopy. Being both a first gen and low income student, my journey navigating college was initially daunting, but TRIO has definitely helped guide me throughout my time here. My passions lie in health and medicine, and my career goal is to become an ophthalmologist. 


Valery Montinola - Peer Tutor

Valery Montinola

TRIO Tutor

Tutoring Subjects: Writing (Wrt 50, 60), Sociology 1/2, Research, Study Skills, Resume & CV Help, Financial Literacy Tips

Hello! My name is Valery Montinola (she/her/hers), and I am a 3rd year Business Administration major with an emphasis in finance. As a tutor, I have had the opportunity to meet individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences, broadening my perspective on life and leaving a huge impact on my academic and personal endeavors. After completing my bachelor’s degree, I plan on going to law school to help improve the lives of others and ensure that businesses operate with integrity and accountability.