Academic Support Services

The Learning Centre

As an Algoma U student, you will have full access to all the resources of the on-campus Learning Centre.


Learning Centre services include:


  • Tutoring. Students receive up to six hours of tutoring for each course.
  • Writing Lab. A free service to help students improve their written communication skills
  • Learning Strategies
  • Student Success Workshops


The Special Needs Office


Students who have a documented physical disability, learning disability, or mental health disability can take advantage of services offered through the Special Needs Office. These services include:


  • Intake Process
  • Testing accommodations
  • Learning Strategist/Assistive Technologist
  • Use of Learning Centre computers
  • Bursary for Students with Disabilities


Specific Accommodations

  • In-Class Accommodations
  • Testing Accommodations


Special Needs Office Documents

Algoma U Accessibility Plan (PDF)

Special Needs Intake Process (PDF)

Summer Transition to University Program (PDF)


Help With Learning Strategies

If you’re looking for help with writing or with specific learning strategies, these downloads may be useful to you:



Organization Skills (PDF)
Note Taking (PDF)
Textbook Reading Skills (PDF)
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Study Skills (PDF)
Test Taking (PDF)



For more information about the Learning Centre and the Special Needs Office, or to make an appointment, contact the Coordinator, Barb Muio, at 705-949-2301 ext. 4221 or email