Help Centres

Looking for help on an assignment or have a question about a difficult course topic? Check out an academic help centre for assistance. Find the details for each help centre below, including how to access their online services this semester:

Writing Centre | Physics | Math | Chemistry | Computer Science | Economics | French | Engineering One | Digital Learning Centre

Did you know? Free drop-in tutoring in multiple subject areas is available in Hatcher Commons for all students (not just those who live on campus!).  Check out their tutoring schedule.

The Writing Centre

The Writing Centre offers free writing support for all registered Memorial undergraduate and graduate students.  The Writing Centre's tutors can help students from any discipline with any  stage of the writing process, including brainstorming, revisions, style, and more.

To find out more about the Writing Centre's services, please visit our website. For further information, please send an email to or call 709-864-3168.

Physics Help Centre

The Physics Help Centre provides assistance with (primarily) first-year physics courses via email or discussion forums in Brightspace. Help will be provided by lab staff and teaching assistants. 

Math Help Centre

Contact Leigh Herman

The Math Help Centre provides math teaching assistants to answer questions for students enrolled in the following courses: MATH 1090, 1050, 1051, 1000, 1005, 1001, 2000, and 2050.  In-person services are available in two course-specific locations, and online services and video tutorial resources are accessible in Brightspace under the MATH Help Centre (Fall 2023) course.

Chemistry Help Centre


The Chemistry Help Center (CSF-2346) is on the second level of the Core Sciences Facility. The staff provide one-on-one assistance with labs as well as theory and problems related to your chemistry course. Study desks are provided; however, due to space limitations, use is restricted to the study of Chemistry.

Computer Science Help Centre

Contact Stephen Anthony

The Computer Science Help Centre provides support for first- and second-year lab-based courses (COMP 1000, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1600, 2001, 2002, and 2003 only). The Computer Science Help Centre is located in the Engineering building, room EN-2026.

Economics Help Centre

The Economics Help Centre provides support for students taking introductory Economics courses. The virtual help centre provides resources for economics students and offers one-on-one tutoring sessions for students in ECON 1010 and 1020; scheduling information can be found on the Economics Help Centre website.

French Help Centre

The French Help Centre provides peer tutoring for individuals taking introductory French courses. The French Help Centre will be run virtually and can be accessed via a Brightspace shell.

Digital Learning Centre

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences’ Digital Learning Centre (DLC) is located in SN-4030 and is equipped with 40 Intel-based computers loaded with specialized software and audio-visual resources useful for learning/mastering languages, as well as applications for other HSS disciplines. The newly refurbished DLC offers HSS students:

  • A quiet, technology-rich learning space for students in all HSS disciplines to complete assignments, group projects and individual study.
  • Free conversation classes for students enrolled in introductory French, German, Russian and Spanish courses. Those include online sessions.
  • A place to attend online classes.
  • If you want or need formal certification of your French skills, you can take the DELF test in the DLC.

Student staff are on hand during all opening hours and can assist you with any questions you have. All you need to log in is a LabNet account.

Visit the Digital Learning Centre website for more information and schedules.

Engineering One

The Cahill Engineering One Student Success Centre provides student supports related to academic coursework in first-year Engineering courses (ENGI 1010, 1020, 1030, and 1040; MATH 1000, 1001, and 2050; PHYS 1050 and 1051; and CHEM 1050). The Engineering One Student Success Centre is located in EN-3076 and focuses on providing additional instruction, tutorials, and one-on-one tutoring on course material for students.