The Writing Centre

Updated Aug. 31, 2020 (COVID Information/Update)

The Writing Centre office in OM 1411 will be open for telephone and email support Jan. 5 to Apr. 23, Monday to Friday, 10am to 2pm.

Online tutoring appointments are available from Jan. 7 to Apr. 23, and May 10 to Aug. 5.

Be sure to check out our Videos page for workshops on academic writing and studying as well as our Resources page.

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

Come visit us in Old Main 1411

  • Book an Appointment


    Meet with a tutor for 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.

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Undergraduate appointments

  • Jan. 7 to Apr. 23, Mon to Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • May 10 to Aug. 5, 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

  • Jan. 18 to Apr. 16, Mon. to Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • May 10 to Aug. 5 (on the Undergrad S21 schedule)
  • Limited appointments available on Saturdays 

» Book an appointment

Open Learning appointments

  • Jan. 18 to Apr. 16 (WriteAway)
  • Apr. 18 to May 22 (WCOnline)
  • May 17 to Aug. 9 (WriteAway)

» 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.

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