Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center

The Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (A-LEC) emphasizes academic support and development, helping SMU students become stronger and more successful learners during their time on campus.

Helping Mustangs become stronger students.

The A-LEC is a highly utilized resource for undergraduate students at SMU. Located at 202 Loyd All Sports Center, the A-LEC offers services to help students improve their study skills, academic knowledge, writing, communications, and grades so that they can manage stress levels and become an all-around better student.


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A-LEC tutoring is available at no charge to SMU undergraduates, and no appointment is necessary.Tutoring sessions can cover course material, focus on specific problems, or offer study tips. 

More information on tutoring

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Writing Center

The Writing Center is a resource for all SMU undergraduates who need help with their research, critical reading, writing, or presentation skills. These meetings can include strategies for developing arguments, professional written communication, or revising drafts.

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