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Academic Success Centre

About Us & Location

Our team of learning specialists, Student Success Facilitators, Learning Strategist and Peer Academic Coaches help students improve their academic performance with a series of learning services designed to develop new strategies, skills, and behaviours.

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Spring/Summer Schedule

We offer two types of tutoring support programs. You will work with the Academic Peer Helper and other students to build your confidence and understanding of course material. We do not assist with graded material.

Spring-summer term 2017 schedule

Meet The Team

Madelyn Steed

Manager, Academic Support

416-979-5000, ext 4615

Role: Supports the team of learning specialist

Dan Cantiller

Student Success Facilitator

416-979-5000, ext 3586

Role: First year transition support, peer-assisted academic support

Sheena Ewan

Academic Success Centre Administrator

416-979-5000, ext 2408

Role: Administrative and resource inquiry support 

Joana Londoño

Learning Strategist

416-979-5000, ext 2678

Role: Academic planning, skill development, learning strategist

Natasha Nesrine

Student Success Facilitator

416-979-5000, ext 4507

Role: First year transition support

Our Learning Services

Personal Consultation with a Learning Strategist

Explore existing habits and adjust your approach with practical strategies and a learning plan tailored to your personal goals.


To book an appointment with Joana Londoño, call 416-979-5000, ext 2678 or email

Transition Support

Discuss how to navigate a University environment and discover the many resources available to first year, transfer, direct-entry and mature students.


To book an appointment with Joana Londoño, call 416-979-5000, ext 4507 or email








Peer-to-Peer Academic Coaching

Learn from experienced students how to study effectively, organize priorities and manage your time.


To book an appointment, visit the Academic Success Centre or call 416-979-5000, ext 2435, or email

Free Course Tutoring

Review and clarify course content official course tutoring in small groups with an Academic Peer Helper that is hired and trained by Ryerson University. See a list of available courses


Location:  Tutoring Room, TRS3 - 051

Free Peer-Assisted Study Groups

Thorough weekly chapter reviews and effective group work are facilitated by an Academic Peer Helper that is hired and trained by Ryerson University. See a list of available courses


Location:  Study Group Room, TRS2 – 048

GAPP Guided Academic Planning Program

Students with low or critical CGPA are guided by a Learning Strategist and Peer Academic Coach to investigate gaps and develop a concrete plan of skills and strategies to improve their academic standing.


Offered each semester but with limited availability!  To register for GAPP, contact:

Mock Final Exams

Students practice skills and increase test proficiency in preparation for final exams.


Mock Final Exams are available 3 weeks prior to finals for a donation of $2, or a non-perishable food item in support of campus initiatives and the Ryerson food bank. See a list of available mock final exams

Connecting to Campus: Student Involvement

Enhance academic success through opportunities that further engage students in campus life. See a list of campus activities

Stay Sharp: Health and Wellness Workshops

A holistic wellness series in conjunction with Business Career Hub and The Centre for Student Development and Counseling that addresses healthy lifestyle choices, stress and anxiety management and social involvement. See a list of Stay Sharp events

Job Opportunities

Applications open February 20 2017 and close May 31 2017

The Academic Success Centre in TRSM is hiring for the Fall/Winter 2017 academic term:


For more information, visit us at TRS2-168, or call 416-979-5000, ext 2435

Course-Specific Success Tips