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Peer Academic Coaching (PAC)

Please note: This service is currently CLOSED. For to connect with a Learning Skills Peer and learn the skills you need to succeed academically, please register for one of our workshops.

For help with Time Management, Reading & Notetaking, Preparing for Tests & Exams, or Study Strategies, please access our online resources. We will provide service hours updates soon.

1-1 Learning Support

What is Peer Academic Coaching (PAC)?

Make an online appointment with one of our awesome Learning Skills Peers for a 30-minute session to discuss learning skills-related strategies designed to support your academic success.

Who can book a PAC appointment?

PAC appointments are open to all YorkU students (undergraduate & graduate).

We strongly encourage students to participate in a Learning Skills Workshop prior to booking an appointment.

What can we discuss in an appointment?

PAC appointments covers a variety of topics to accommodate students' learning needs. Students can ask Learning Skills Peers for help with how to create a suitable schedule, manage academic readings, or even how to prepare for their exams. Please see our list of our workshop topics for a better idea of how we can help.

Looking for support with a different question? Please see the Learning Commons FAQs to learn about additional academic supports on campus.

How do I book an appointment?

Students are required to create an account on WC Online to book a PAC appointment. To see available appointments and for step by step instructions on how to make an appointment, visit How to Book An Individual Learning Skills Appointment.

Appointments will appear in the booking system one week in advance. If you do not see any available times right now, please check back.

Don't want to wait for an appointment? You can drop-in to the Virtual Learning Commons Welcome Desk for a quick chat with a Learning Skills Peer.

Meet our Peers

A Learning Skills Service Peer wearing their blue uniform t-shirt holds a tablet and smiles.

I want to INSPIRE

Being a student involves so much learning about who you are and navigating the academic world. My goal is to encourage students to learn how they learn best so they can have a great university experience!

-Leena, Learning Skills Services Peer

A Learning Skills Services Peer stands in front of a living room window. She is wearing her blue uniform shirt and is reading a book.

I am PASSIONATE

As an international student, I am passionate about connecting students to the campus resources that I wish I knew about sooner. I am eager to help students succeed by connecting to themselves as learners and their communities.

-Betty, Learning Skills Services Peer