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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering Support

The Student Learning Centre provides academic support in Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering courses through workshops, drop-in study halls, peer assisted study sessions (PASS), and one-on-one appointments with an academic specialist or peer tutor

slc fun factAn academic specialist can help students in a variety of topics in chemistry, physics and engineering. This includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Chemistry 1 and 2 (CHEM 1010, 1020)
  • Chemistry for Engineers (CHEM 1800)
  • Dynamics
  • Intro to Programming (ENGR 1200)
  • Physics for Biosciences (PHY1040U)
  • Physics for Science and Engineering (Physics 1010, 1020, and 1030)
  • Physics Portion for Essential Math for Games (INFR 1020, 1030)
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • NX/Solidworks
  • Statics
  • Upper-year Chemistry courses
Chemistry Study Hall

Chemistry Study Hall

Physics and Engineering Study Halls

Physics and Engineering Study Halls

Appointments

Appointments

Book an appointment on the Student Life Portal 

  • Individual 45-minute appointments with an Academic Specialists may be booked up to 2 weeks in advance.
  • Come prepared with specific questions about the content and concepts of concern. Students are encouraged to bring homework, rubrics for assignments, and other materials relevant to the content you are looking to review.

Individual support is available both in-person  and virtually  via Google Meet by booking an appointment on the Student Life Portal.  

Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering Workshops

Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering Workshops

Science and engineering workshops provide an interactive way to review difficult concepts through collaborative learning. Science and engineering workshops follow the same pace as course lectures. Space is limited, so it is best to register online on the Student Life Portal

Appointment Booking Guidelines

Appointment Booking Guidelines

Appointments should be made in advance, especially during peak times (a few weeks prior and leading up to midterms and final exams). However, the Student Learning Centre offers drop-in study sessions through our study halls and writing room.

Please provide 24 hours’ notice to cancel an appointment. Appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours’ notice:

  • Will be counted as a no-show.
    • After three no-shows, a student may be barred from accessing the service for the remainder of the semester.
  • Will result in one session taken off the semester total (12 appointments per calendar each semester).