Learning Services for University of Minnesota Students

From the University Libraries and the Office of Undergraduate Education

Exam Jam is Here!

On December 10, prepare for finals by connecting with other students for tutoring, final exam review sessions, and more! Complete Exam Jam details, including schedules and review session descriptions, can be found at z.umn.edu/examjam. We'll see you there!
Featured Service
Peer-Assisted Learning
Peer Assisted Learning
PAL provides free weekly study sessions in select courses, facilitated by trained undergrads who use cooperative learning strategies and small group work, so students can practice problem-solving and better understand course concepts
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Tried and Tweaked: Activities to re-energize peer learning sessions


Just released: A collection of first-person narratives about activities that PAL facilitators created and conducted in their sessions. Learn more and request a copy.

Work for SMART!



There are many opportunities for undergraduates to contribute to the campus community and develop their skills in meaningful positions within the SMART Learning Commons. Learn about all of our student positions here.

Get Help With Your Media Project


We have equipment to check out, software to use with online resources, and in-person help. Make an appointment to work with a consultant. For quick questions, the SMART Learning Commons desk staff can give limited on-demand support during staffed hours.

SMART Locations

Walter Library
Room 204 (2nd floor)
Phone: 612-624-1584


Wilson Library
Room 401 (gallery outside Bell Library)
Phone: 612-626-8262


Magrath Library
Room 75
(just outside library gates)
Phone: 612-624-2125


Note: Media Help available only in Walter and Wilson


Email SMART

Media Questions: smartmedia@umn.edu
All Other Questions: smartlc@umn.edu

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