Please copy and paste the message below into an e-mail to the individual endorsing your peer learning consultant application.

The sender of this message is interested in serving as a peer learning consultant with SMART Learning Commons, an academic support program offering free tutoring services to University of Minnesota students in over 100 undergraduate courses.

Before beginning service, all consultants complete basic training on topics such as tutoring ethics, interpersonal communication, learning theories, and study skills.

Please forward this entire message directly to with your answers to the following questions.

  • What is the applicant's name?
  • How do you know the applicant?
  • Do you feel comfortable endorsing this applicant's candidacy for an academic tutoring position?

Thank you very much for your time. For more information about the SMART Learning Commons, please visit or call 612-624-2125.

SMART Locations

Walter Library
Room 204 (2nd floor)
Phone: 612-624-1584
Wilson Library
1st Floor
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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SMART Hours & Locations

Looking for group study space?

Rooms in SMART's Walter and Magrath locations can be reserved for two-hour blocks up to two weeks in advance.

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