The Writing Centre

Covid-19 Updates

Undergraduate and Graduate appointments are available to TRU students from Mon. May 11 to Fri. Aug. 7.

Sign into your Writing Centre account to book your appointment today! 

There are two ways to connect with a tutor. Here is a step-by-step guide:

1. Login at: https://tru.mywconline.com, and select the "Summer 20" schedule.
2. Click on an available appointment (white box) and fill out the pop-up form.
3. Choose SYNCHRONOUS or ASYNCHRONOUS.

SYNCHRONOUS:

1. Your virtual appointment will be live, person-to-person.
2. You will need a microphone or camera to connect with the tutor.
3. When the appointment begins, you can upload your draft for the tutor to review. 


ASYNCHRONOUS:

1. Your appointment will NOT be live, person to person.
2. Before the appointment start time, upload a maximum of two Microsoft Word files (a copy of your assignment instructions and your draft). 
3. When the tutor has reviewed your assignment, you will receive an email notification that the feedback is ready for download. 

Please see the links below to Book an Appointment, check out our writing, research, citation, and studying Resources, or for Open Learning support.

For the latest information on COVID-19 and the impacts to TRU, please visit tru.ca/covid19.

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  • Book an Appointment

    Meet with a tutor face-to-face, or book an online appointment

  • Resources

    Get additional help with grammar, essay structure, integrating resources, citation, and much more

  • Open Learning Support

    Get feedback on your writing from a tutor, usually with 48 hours.

Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, the Writing Centre can assist you by providing feedback on your writing. Students may receive help with any stage of the writing process: assignment interpretation; generating ideas; creating an outline; lower-order concerns such as sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation; higher-order concerns such as clarity of ideas and soundness of arguments; research and citation; and revision and editing. Our goal is to help you become a better, more confident writer.

Learn more about the Writing Centre


Undergraduate appointments

  • May 11 to Aug. 7, Mon. to Thurs. 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
  • Limited appointments available on Fridays and Saturdays
  • Sept. 8 to Dec. 18, Mon. to Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Limited appointments available on Saturdays

» Book an appointment

Graduate (Master's degree) appointments

  • May 11 to Aug. 7, Mon. to Thurs. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Sept. 21 to Dec. 18, Mon. to Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
  • Limited appointments available on Saturdays 

» Book an appointment

Open Learning appointments

  • May 19 to Aug. 5 (WriteAway)
  • Aug. 10 to Sept. 12 (WCOnline)

» Learn more about Open Learning support

Writing Centre tutor

Become a tutor

There are several types of tutor opportunities for students in the Writing Centre: work study, honorarium, and volunteering.

» Learn more about tutoring

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