Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) / May 2022

Faculty can refer students to SALS for academic support, to increase their level of success in your class and prepare them for upcoming assessments. Referral forms, and other SALS resources, can be found on ICE (Teams –> Academic –> Student Academic Learning Services –> Resources for Staff and Faculty) or you can email to request a copy.

The SALS Learning Skills Advisors/Coaches, and the reading, writing and ESL Specialists, can provide:

  • Subject support & course specific tutorials 
  • Learning & study strategies 
  • Academic integrity education & remediation 
  • Academic reading support 
  • Writing support, including proper citation practices (MLA & APA) 
  • ESL support, including English language practice 

SALS staff can also join your class to present any of our workshops directly to your students or provide an orientation to SALS services. To schedule your session, please email

Academic Success Toolkit Launch

NOW LIVE! SALS has curated a selection of resources that offer foundational academic support for students transitioning into post-secondary education at Durham College. Resources range from study strategies to subject specific resources to supports for academic reading and writing, as well as for mature students and ESL learners.

This toolkit can be found on MyDC, under Learning Resources or you can use this direct link:

Academic Success Toolkit

If you have an idea for a resource to add that will support learning in first year, first semester students, please email