A resource for all students

A-LEC tutoring is for any student that wishes to become a stronger student, not just for those who find themselves in academic trouble. A-LEC tutoring is designed to complement and support students’ direct contact with their professors.  Our aim is to connect you with a knowledgeable person with whom you can discuss the course material you are working on, whether your work is focused on a specific problem or on more general questions about how to study for the course.   Over one hundred tutors, mostly upper-level undergraduates or graduate students, provide support for most first- and second-year courses, as well as many advanced courses. 

A-LEC tutoring is available at no charge to SMU undergraduates, and no appointment is necessary. 

Honored Tutors for the Spring 24’ Semester are:

Duke Dominic Bartholomew- Ben Thomas Excellence in Tutoring Award

Nino Federico Castellano- Ben Thomas Excellence in Tutoring Award

Ethan William Zech- Ben Thomas Excellence in Tutoring Award

Malachi Bradford Steward- Undergraduate National Fellowship Award- Gilman Scholar to France

Sneha Grace Alex- Honors Program

Blake A. Wallace- Honors Program

Blake A. Wallace- Religious Studies Writing Award

Yumiko Eliana Hastings- Phi Beta Kappa

Anna Lena Adams- Tau Sigma

Malachi Bradford Steward- Tau Sigma

Faith Aliyah Bellamy- Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Kshounish Bhadra-Bhaduri- Chalk Scholarship Award for Excellence in Physics


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What to Expect

Any SMU undergraduate, especially in a first- or second-year course, can benefit from working with an LEC tutor. We work with strong students as well as students who are taking on material they find really challenging. 

Learn How Tutoring Works

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Tutor Schedule

Drop-in to the A-LEC for tutoring during the times your course has tutoring available. 

Check the Schedule