University Libraries

SMART Locations

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

Wilson Library
Basement Level (Near the Coffee Shop)
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


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Social Media

Peer Research Consultants
Peer-Assisted Learning

Learning services for University of Minnesota students
New this semester: Student English Language Support (SELS) will staff hours in SMART-Walter on Fridays. SELS consultants help students develop English language and communication skills for academic, social, and professional purposes. Visit the SELS website for more details or to schedule an appointment.

Face-to-Face Help
Media Production
Academic Resources
Media Viewing
Peer-Assisted Learning featured in the International Journal of Higher Education!
Featured Service
Peer Learning Consultants
Peer Learning Consultants
PLCs provide free tutoring to U of M students at all levels in 200+ courses spanning 50+ subjects. PLCs integrate learning strategies with content review, promoting healthy academic habits and independent learning.
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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.