Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Centre for Student Success
September 15, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence
 

The Mathematics Assistance Centre has been created to aid in the transition from secondary to university level mathematics.

The services the Centre provides can be grouped into two categories:  Diagnostic & Review and Course Support.  The first allows for the design of an individual program to refresh a student's knowledge in fundamental math skills, prerequisite to a university course.  The second includes, for example, homework sessions, mock tests and exam reviews, as forms of supplemental instruction to particular courses.  Content is presented in various modes, both on-line and in classroom settings.

Services are provided not only for mathematics courses, but also for courses with a quantitative component from other departments.


MAC Manager:  Tina Balfour
      Email: tbalfour@wlu.ca       Phone: 884-0710 Ext.2077

Location: Bricker Academic Building, Room BA432/BA401



Looking for the Department of Mathematics?  Go to www.wlu.ca/math.

          


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Drop-in Help Centre (BA401)

Hours of Operation (opening Thurs Sept 11th):  

   Mondays     12pm to 8pm
   Tues/Wed   10am to 8pm
   Thursdays  10am to 6pm
   Fridays       12pm to 3pm 

Click the above link for the peer tutor schedule

 
Support for select 200-level Math Courses & for Intro Statistics Courses also available!

   


"All mathematics is easy....
    once you understand it."




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Some Student Comments from the 2006/7 MAC Survey:

"The homework sessions were extremely helpful... The student tutors deserve a special mention because they are absolutely amazing and actually made calculus fun!"

"The MAC made the transition from high school math to university math much easier.  I would encourage anyone who needs a little, or a lot, of help to use the MAC.  MAC and Tina form an integral part of Laurier Mathematics and were greatly appreciated."

"Very helpful.  I went to the homework session only once at the end of the year, and wished I had went every week."

"The MAC definitely helped me obtain a higher grade in MA130.  The slow explanations are key to understanding some of the material.  Thanks Tina!"