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Tutoring and Peer Assisted Learning

Tutors can help you improve your study skills, prepare you for tests and assignments, and keep you focused and organized. These supports include TutorMe and Peer Assisted Learning Supports (PALS).


Libraries & Learning Commons, in partnership with the NSCC Student Associations, has launched an online tutoring service for NSCC students called TutorMe.

  • NSCC students have 6 hours of free tutoring per calendar month
  • You can connect with qualified tutors, 24/7 in real time
  • Tutors are experts in over 300 subjects and available in 30 languages

How to access TutorMe?

  1. Login to Brightspace using your username (W#) and password.
  2. From within your course, click on TutorMe in the menu bar.

For more information:

Please note: If you're a member of the African Canadian or Indigenous communities, or are a funded student with a disability, check with your Student Services Advisor. You can also fill out the Contact Your Advisor form on the NSCC website. 

Peer Assisted Learning Supports (PALS)

NSCC's Peer Assisted Learning Supports (PALS) is a program where peers support peers in learning. PALS supports include:

  • facilitated study groups
  • drop-in sessions on specific topics
  • and other peer-to-peer supports

There are also sessions open to all students on topics such as study skills, time-management skills, and Office 365.

For more information:

  • Visit the PALS Connect page for campus specific sessions (NSCC Office 365 login required).
  • Watch this PALS video on MS Stream (NSCC Office 365 login required)


If you have questions about tutoring help, contact your Student Services Advisor by selecting your campus on the Find an Advisor Connect page (NSCC Office 365 login required).

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