Course Hero Tutor Terms

If you are accessing or using the Services as a Tutor, these Tutor Terms (the “Tutor Terms”) along with the Service Terms, and the Learneo Terms of Services (together, the “Terms”) apply.


Please read the Terms carefully as they govern your access to and use of the Tutor Services and constitute a binding legal agreement between you and Us. In the event of a conflict between these Tutor Terms and our Service Terms, these Tutor Terms shall control. 




As a Tutor, you agree to the following:


  • You have the required qualifications, credentials and expertise to teach and offer the courses, instruction and materials you sign up to provide, and that any credentials you post are accurate, truthful, complete, and not misleading;
  • You will not use the Tutor Services for any business other than for providing tutoring, teaching and instructional services to registered Users;
  • You will act as freelancers and not an employee or agent of ours;
  • You will not engage in any activity that will require Us to obtain any licenses from or pay any royalties to any third party, including, by way of example and not limitation, the payment of royalties for the public performance of any musical works or sound recordings;
  • You will not interfere with or otherwise prevent other Tutors from providing their services or courses;
  • You will keep your answers up-to-date, and respond to Users seeking your services in a timely fashion, so as to ensure quality of service to Users;
  • If you are under the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence, but are qualified to be a Tutor, you will obtain parental or legal guardian permission as and when needed, and before registering with the Services; and
  • If you are in a jurisdiction where any form of instruction requires a license, credential, certification or other form of governmental or third party license, consent, authorization or permission, you shall not use the Services as a Tutor until such license, consent, authorization or permission has been obtained.
  • You will only submit one (1) tutor application to Us and if accepted, you will only have one (1) tutor account on our platform;
  • You will only use the tutor account associated with the tutor application you submitted and will not buy, sell, rent, lend, transfer, or borrow a tutor account;
  • You will not use a VPN, anonymous IP, proxy, or remote desktop protocol when submitting your tutor application or when answering questions on the Services;
  • You understand that if your tutor account is suspended, banned, or disabled for any reason, you will no longer be able to be a tutor for Us; and
  • You will not, under any circumstance, misrepresent your identity, attempt to circumvent our identity verification processes, or provide false or altered information, documentation, location information, or other credentials to Us.


You understand that any breach of the tutor obligations listed herein may result in the termination of your account access. If your account is terminated by us due to a breach of any of the Terms, you understand that you will no longer have access to your account and that you may forfeit any pending or available earnings.


Please also see our Frequently Asked Questions ("Tutor FAQs") for more information on how to sign up as a Tutor and for guidelines on submitting Tutor Answers and other Tutor materials. If you sign up as a Tutor through the Services, you represent that you have read and understand the terms in our Tutor FAQs.