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. 

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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. 

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Tutor Schedule

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

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