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Student Academic Resource Center

SARC is looking for diverse, enthusiastic, dedicated, and hardworking students who enjoy helping fellow UCF students succeed academically and who can contribute to our programs and services with their unique skills and abilities.


SI Research Assistant

The Research Assistant performs statistical analyses to produce a variety of student success reports for SARC and the Supplemental Instruction (SI) program. Other duties include classroom scheduling for SI sessions and events, as well as creating the SI master schedule every semester. The Research Assistant also tracks and updates students attendance for OPAL and SI on a regular basis and recommends methods to streamline data collection.

To apply for this position please complete the Research Assistant Application and include the following information:

  1. A professional resume and cover letter
  2. At least two valid references, preferably from a professor or supervisor, with contact information

Please read the Job Description for more details. The application deadline is Friday, April 7th.


Access Peer Mentor

SARC’s Peer Mentor Program offers a structured, collaborative approach to support the academic success of students admitted to UCF through the Pegasus Success and SOAR Access Programs. Peer Mentors will provide guidance and ongoing feedback as they facilitate mentoring sessions with assigned mentees during the Summer B term. Each Peer Mentor will be assigned a caseload of mentees. Peer Mentors will assist mentees with building college level academic and study skills, and assist with adjustment to a university setting. The application deadline for this position is Friday March 31st by 5:00pm.

To apply for this position, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the Peer Mentor Application. Please Note: You do not need to complete a faculty reference pdf form for this position.
  2. Include at least two valid references within the Peer Mentor Application including their contact information (former/current instructors or supervisors preferred).
  3. Attach a professional resume and cover letter.
  4. Answer all questions completely and accurately within the employment application and submit by the deadline.

Please see the flyer here and the job description on the top right of this page for more details. If you have any questions, please contact Brandy Espinosa at


SI Leaders

SI Leaders are undergraduate students responsible for leading four, 50-minute study sessions per week for a designated course. Benefits to becoming an SI Leader include building leadership skills, networking with faculty, helping other students, and reviewing course material along with hourly compensation.

When applying, you must also have a UCF Professor fill out the following Academic Reference Form online. Please ask the faculty member to use the link here to complete this form. The reference form is a requirement for this position.

Students who wish to apply for summer should complete their application no later than April 26th by 5pm. Fall only applicants are due on May 22nd. Please contact Kristen Horton at with any questions. Please be sure to read our SI Leader Job Description and FAQ sheet.

Please click on the “SI Leaders” heading to go to the online application. Applications are complete once both the online application and Academic Reference Form are completed. Invitations for interviews for selected individuals will be requested via email during the months of March and April.

Summer SI Leader training will take place on May 3rd and 4th, 2017. Applicants must be available on these dates to be considered for summer. Fall SI Leader training will be during the week of August 14th through 18th.

The courses currently open for Summer include Organic Chemistry I & II, Chemistry IA & B and Calculus I. The Fall courses we are hiring for include Chemistry (CHM 2040, 2041, 2045, 2046, 2210, 2211), Biology (BSC 2010, 2011, PCB 3063, PCB 3703, PCB 3233, ZOO 3733, MCB 3020), Biochemistry (BCH 2053), Mathematics (MAC 1114c, 2311, 2312, 2313, MGF 1107, STA 2023), Engineering (EGN 3310, 3321, 3343, EEL 3004) and Computer Science (COP 3502, 3330, 3223, COT 3100) and Physics (PHY 2048, 2049, 2053, 2054, PSC 2212). See additional details within application.


SARC Peer Tutors

SARC provides peer tutoring throughout the semeseter to undergraduate UCF students enrolled in the courses listed below. SARC Peer Tutors also conduct final review sessions during final exam week as part of Study Union Programming. Additionally, tutors become internationally certified through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).

When applying, you must have a UCF Professor fill out the following Peer Tutor Faculty Reference Form. Also provide a copy of your MyKnightAudit (available through MyUCF). The application deadline is April 14, 2017 or until all positions have been filled.

We are now hiring Peer Tutors for Spring 2017 for the following courses:

  • ACG 2021 Financial Accounting
  • ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting
  • BSC 2010 Biology I
  • FIN 3403 Business Finance
  • CHM 1032 General Chemistry
  • CHM 2040 Chemistry Fund IA
  • CHM 2041 Chemistry Fund IB
  • CHM 2045 Chemistry Fund I
  • CHM 2046 Chemistry Fund II
  • CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II
  • COP 3223 Introduction to C Programming
  • COP 3502 Computer Science I
  • COP 3330 Object-Oriented Programming
  • COT 3100 Discrete Structures
  • ECO 2013
  • ECO 2023
  • ECO 3401
  • ECO 3411 Quantitative Business Tools
  • EEL 3004 Electrical Networks
  • EGM 3601 Solid Mechanics
  • EGN 3310 Engineering Analysis-Statistics
  • EGN 3321 Engineering Analysis-Dynamics
  • EGN 3343 Thermodynamics
  • MCB 3020 General Microbiology
  • PCB 3703 Human Physiology
  • PHY 2053 College Physics I
  • PHY 2054 College Physics II
  • PHY 2048 Physics for Engineers I
  • PHY 2049 Physics for Engineers II
  • STA 2023 Statistical Methods I
  • STA 3032 Probability and Statistics for Engineers
  • ZOO 3744 Neurobiology

Please note: Some courses are seasonal. A full list of courses is also available on the SARC Peer Tutor Application.