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Drop-In Help

Have a math question? Need help with that stats formula? Students can obtain assistance understanding concepts from a variety of areas in mathematics – fundamentals, algebra, calculus, proofs, linear algebra, financial math, probability and statistics, etc.

Our drop-in sessions provide an informal peer-to-peer learning environment.

Additional resources and reference material can also be found on the Mathematics and Statistics Learning Support site in MyLearningSpace - Laurier students can log in to MyLS, and then self-register themselves to the appropriate campus-specific site.

Waterloo Campus

Mathematics and Statistics Learning Support (MaSt) operates a traditional drop-in help centre, in which senior undergraduate students provide assistance to any student seeking help with:

  • General mathematics questions at an introductory level.
  • Any 100-level mathematics course.
  • Selected 200-level mathematics and statistics courses: MA201, MA205, MA222, MA238, ST230, ST231, ST259/260.
  • Introductory statistics courses offered by any academic department: BU/EC255, EC245, EC285, PS295/296, GG254/258, PO218, SY382, CC327, etc.

Drop by with a quick question in between your classes, or plan to stay for a while to work on assigned homework problems, individually or in small groups.

Drop-in Help Session Schedule: Spring Term 2019

Note: For the first week of classes, room LH1018 in Lazaridis Hall will be open for drop-in help on:

  • Wednesday May 8, noon to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday May 9, noon to 4 p.m.

Student Study Centre I, Room LH1018 Lazaridis Hall

Regular hours of operation, Monday May 13 to Friday July 26:

  • Mondays, noon to 7 p.m.
  • Tuesdays, noon to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesdays, noon to 7 p.m.
  • Thursdays, noon to 6 p.m.

Student Study Centre II, Room BA109 Bricker Academic Building

Support for CP104 and CP164

We also provide drop-in coding support for CP104 and CP164 at the following times (May 15 to July 25):

  • Wednesdays and Thursdays, noon to 2 p.m. each day

Brantford Campus

Take advantage of our drop-in sessions to get extra help with math from our senior peer tutors.

Assistance is provided for:

  • Essential mathematics, algebraic skills from the secondary school math curriculum;
  • Foundation math courses offered by Conestoga College (such as MA1010, MA1820)
  • Any 100-level Mathematics course (MA127, MA170); or
  • Quantitative concepts from other courses, including introductory probability and statistics (such as PS296, HS324, OL334, CC327).

For assistance during Spring Term 2019, please contact Tina Balfour, tbalfour@wlu.ca (or phone 519-884-0710 Ext.2077)