Writing Centre

What We Offer

  • In-person sessions with a tutor in the writing centre (30 minutes) by appointment
  • Synchronous online consultations with a tutor (30 minutes) if you are a remote learner or are feeling ill

How to Use the Writing Centre

Send an email to augwrite@ualberta.ca requesting help with a writing assignment.

  • Tell us what you would like help with (or simply send a request for help).
    • You may attach a draft of your writing project or assignment in
      the form of a Google Doc or an MS Word document.
  • The writing centre will contact you with a link to a Calendly site
  • A tutor will contact you, offering either
    • Follow the link and you will find the names of a number of tutors that have scheduled hours in the writing centre.
      • Note: The tutors have different hours, so please click on each name to find a tutor who has a time slot available that agrees with your schedule.
    • Book your appointment.
      • At the scheduled time meet your tutor in the writing centre.


  • In the Library, on the main floor, in two rooms (L1-140 and L1-142), which are on the right (as you enter), past the copy machines


Please be aware that the Writing Centre does not provide editorial services; rather, it offers
feedback in the form of suggestions, comments and encouragement intended to get students to
develop their writing skills over the long term.