Featured header image

Welcome to the Academic Skills Centre


Quick Links


Make an online or in-person appointment with a staff member. Appointments can also be at the centre in 6.D2 (second floor of the library).

Peer tutors are students who help with material for specific courses (math, science, social sciences, career programs, etc.).

Online resources include helpful handouts and videos on a variety of academic topics: check out our Survival Guide to Online Learning and Semester at Glance Planner!

Not sure? Keep reading to explore what the ASC can do for you!

Academic Skills Centre Services

College students often need a little help with their studies. The role of Dawson’s Academic Skills Centre is to help students improve their learning, reading and writing skills. Students can meet with professionals and peer tutors on an individual basis or in small groups.

Helping all Dawson students achieve their goals

Our professional individualized support includes:

  • Essay-writing
  • Grammar
  • Research and documentation
  • Time management
  • Study skills and note-taking
  • Academic reading and critical thinking
  • Oral presentations
  • Exam preparation
  • English Exit Exam preparation

Our peer support includes:

  • English language tutoring
  • Tutoring for most courses

Our Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:30-6:30

Friday 8:30-4:30

For an appointment, please visit us in the second floor of the library in 6D.2 or go to dawsoncollege.mywconline.com


Drop-Ins are in person at our offices in 6D.2






All our services are free and confidential.

Last Modified: September 7, 2021