Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Graduate Students

Fall 19 and Winter 20 Semester

The Writing Centre offers 45-minute face-to-face appointments with qualified graduate tutors. Students can book up to two appointments per week by logging in at

You may also access this schedule if you are taking a 5000 level course in a graduate certificate or diploma.

Appointments are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in OM 1411.

After-hours appointments are available from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Graduate Research Commons in the main library. You will need a fob (key) to enter. If you do not have a fob, please contact your program coordinator.

 Cancellation policy

If you need to cancel your appointment, you must do so at least 12 hours before your tutoring session, or your appointment will be marked as a no-show.

 No-show policy

If you miss one appointment, your account will be disabled for one week.

If you miss two appointments, your account will be disabled for two weeks.

If you miss three appointments, your account will be disabled until the following semester.

 Online Courses

If you are enrolled in an online course for a master's degree, or graduate diploma or certificate, please email the following information to:

  • The name of the graduate program you are enrolled in
  • The course name and course number
  • Your TRU student ID number
  • A maximum of two files (a copy of your assignment and what you have written). The file with your writing must be in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx). Maximum file size: 1 MB
  • Include a detailed description of what you’d like help with at the top of your paper, i.e., specific questions, or the areas you’d like our tutor to pay close attention to

Turnaround time is usually within 72 hours from the time the email is received.

This support service is limited to one appointment per week for each online course.

Please note: The Writing Centre will be closed from Dec. 14 to Jan. 5  

 Additional Graduate Resources

Additional graduate resources can be found here:

Graduate Resources
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