Academic success


The Access and Support Centre (ASC) provides confidential services to students who are temporarily at- risk or identified with an exceptionality, to ensure equal access to all aspects of the academic environment. The ASC provides accommodations to meet students’ individual needs through assistive technology and through coaching on self-advocacy and success strategies. The ASC team works in partnership with the students and faculty to co-ordinate appropriate supports to ensure inclusive and accessible learning environments on campus. For information please call 905.721.3123 or email

Student Academic Learning Services (SALS)

Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) is here to help Durham College students reach their academic goals. SALS supports student academic success by providing the following:

  • English Language Supports.
  • Learning strategies.
  • Peer tutors.
  • Subject specific supports in science, math and business.
  • Writing skills.

SALS provides these services through on-line modules and resources, in workshops and tutorials, and through individual appointments. They also have computers for students to use for academic purposes.

SALS has locations at both the Oshawa and Whitby campus and at the Pickering Learning site.

Further information can be found on the Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) website.

Oshawa campus Student Services building, SSB 204 T: 905.721.2000 ext. 2491 E:

Whitby campus SALS, Room 1 – 10 T: 905.721.2000 ext. 4141