Help Centres

Chemistry Help Centre

Chemistry-Physics Building, Room C 2022

This is a small help centre for students studying Chemistry 1010 and 1011. A tutor is usually present to answer questions.

Chemistry Resource Room

Chemistry-Physics Building, Room C 2010
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Also open on some evenings and Saturdays before tests and final exams.)
Telephone: (709) 864-8085

The Resource Room offers students access to computers and reference materials that address topics in first-year and second-year chemistry courses. An instructional assistant is on hand for questions.

Computer Science Help Centre

Engineering Building, Room EN 2031C
Drop-in centre only

During academic terms, our instructional assistants hold scheduled hours to give help with 1000- and 2000-level laboratory courses, and student assistants (senior computer science majors) are available who can help with non-laboratory courses at the 2000, 3000 and 4000 levels. All staff will review general concepts and address any difficulties associated with computer science work.

Economics Help Centre

Arts Building, Room AA 3077
Drop-in centre only

This help centre provides assistance with interpreting textbooks or course study guides, the clarification of textbook readings or lecture materials, and offers help to students with study assignments when approved by course instructor. Help is currently available only for Economics 2010 and 2020.

Mathematics Help Centre

Mathematics Building, Room HH 3026
Drop-in centre only

The Mathematics Help Centre is open on a drop-in basis for students taking Mathematics 1000, 1050, 1051, 1090, and including the new Mathematics 1090 (Extended) course. Students are welcome to drop in with questions on lecture topics or sample problems. Tutoring is done on an individual basis and no appointment is necessary. Text and electronic resources are available.

Physics Help Centre

Chemistry-Physics Building, Room C 3071
Telephone: (709) 864-8899
Fax: (709) 864-8739

This centre is designed specifically for first-year physics students, and is staffed by professors, assistants and physics majors. The staff schedule is posted at the beginning of each semester so students can check when their professor is scheduled to be at the centre.

Writing Centre

Science Building, Room SN 2053
The Commons, Queen Elizabeth II Library
Hours: Posted each term
Telephone: (709) 864-3168
Fax: (709) 864-4000

The Writing Centre, a free university wide service managed by the Faculty of Arts, is staffed by tutors who will guide students through stages of the writing process. Whether you need help getting started, editing or creating a bibliography, the Writing Centre staff are happy to help. For students completing distance education courses tutoring is available online. For additional information or to make an appointment, please contact the centre.


Faculty of Science

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000