Academic Support: Science Commons

All Students / Degree Programs

The Science Commons is a drop-in learning / help centre located on the third floor of the McLaughlin Library. *** NOTE: The physical location in the Library is closed for Fall 2020. ***

Chemistry Learning Centre

For Fall 2020 the Chemistry Learning Centre in the Library is closed. Instead, for this academic year, Chemistry is offering help to CHEM*1040 and CHEM*1050 student via CourseLink and a resource there called "Get Ready for First year Chem". Students registered in CHEM*1040 and CHEM*1050 have access to this site. The CLC TAs are using the Virtual Classroom tool to provide help hours as follows (from 15 September to 9 December 2020): Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 AM - 4 PM as well as Fridays 10 AM - 1 PM.

Computing and Information Science Courses

CIS*1500: refer to the CIS*1500 course website

Mathematics and Statistics Learning Centre

Information about the Mathematics and Statistics Learning Centre is on the web at

For Fall 2020 the Math and Stats Learning Centre is being run online. They are available through Resource pages in Courselink. Students in courses supported by the Math and Stats Learning Centre are automatically enrolled for the Courselink Resource pages and can also access the information in the couse syllabus/informaiton.

Physics Centre

For Fall 2020 there is no physical drop-in Physics Help space. Virtual help hours will be provided using ZOOM. Distinct help sessions for IPS*1500, PHYS*1300, PHYS*1080 and PHYS*1130 are all offered. Access to help sessions is through Courselink.


Updated 16 September 2020.