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Study Skills Coaches meet with students either by appointment or on a drop-in basis during their office hours. Scheduled appointments will have priority. Our coaches are happy to meet with you about any aspect of study skills. If you prefer, you may choose to meet with a coach based on their area of specialization. However, this is not necessary. Any study coach will be able to help you with your study skills needs.

To book an appointment with a Personal Study Coach at the Halifax campuses:

  • Email: sfs@dal.ca or email any of the coaches at their individual email addresses found below
  • Phone: (902) 494.3077
  • Or drop by the Bissett Student Success Centre located in the Student Union Building, 4th floor, Room 426

  • Please NOTE: All coaches' office hours end for the term on April 13th. Summer hours will begin in May and will be posted at the start of the month.

Life Sciences

Jen Gauthier: sfsls@dal.ca
Office Hours: Tuesdays: 10am - 2pm (Killam 3103)  

Social Sciences

Brooke Edwards: sfsss@dal.ca
Office Hours: Thursdays: 3pm - 7pm (Killam 3103)


Blair Jones: sfsecon@dal.ca
Office hours: Tuesdays: 3pm - 5pm (Killam 3103)
Fridays: 12pm - 2pm (Killam 3103)

Health Professions

Jack Solomon: sfshp@dal.ca
Office Hours: Mondays: 4pm - 8pm (Killam 3103)


Asmita Sodhi: sfsmath@dal.ca
Office Hours: Mondays: 12pm - 2pm (Killam 3103)
Thursdays: 12pm - 2pm (Killam 3103)


Ping Lu: sfshuma@dal.ca
Office Hours: Fridays: 8:30am - 9:30am (Killam 3103)
Fridays: 9:30am - 11:30am (Indigenous Student Centre, 1399 Seymour Street)
Fridays: 3pm - 4pm (Killam 3103)  


Dan McFadden: sfschem@dal.ca
Office Hours: Tuesdays: 4:30pm - 6:30pm (Wallace McCain Learning Commons)
Wednesdays: 1:30pm - 3:30pm (Killam 3103)               


Ruemu Osirim: sfsengi@dal.ca
Office Hours: Wednesdays: 4pm - 6pm (Killam 3103)
Thursdays: 4pm - 6pm (Sexton, A108 A or B)

You may also meet individually with the Coordinator for study skills support.
At our Halifax campuses, please call (902) 494.3077 or email: sfs@dal.ca to make an appointment.

At our Agricultural campus in Truro, please call (902) 893.6672 or email ssdalac@dal.ca to make an appointment.

Unable to come to campus?

If you have questions related to any area of study skills, please email your questions to: sfs@dal.ca. Remember to include your name and Banner number (B00xxxxxx). If you would like to contact a specific Study Skills coach, please visit our Make an Appointment section (above) for coaches' email addresses.

If you would like to speak with someone in person, please call (902) 494.3077 (in Halifax) or (902) 893.6672 (in Truro) to make an appointment for a telephone meeting with the Coordinator.