Writing Centre services

Writing is a skill

Writing is a lifelong learning skill that is essential to scholarly and professional communication. The Writing Centre helps RRU students become skillful writers by providing assistance face-to-face, by phone, and online for all types of academic writing (e.g., course assignment, major project, thesis/dissertation, scholarly communication).

Students can receive timely assistance at all stages of writing through one-on-one support and online resources. We do not proofread or edit students’ work; instead, we help students build skills and confidence by empowering their development as writers.

Which service should you choose?

We offer two different appointments that are geared toward different student needs.

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30-minute appointment

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60-minute appointment

Bookings and cancellations

  • Scheduled appointments are limited to one appointment per student per day and two appointments per week; appointments may occur face-to-face, online, or by phone.
  • Students may only book appointments for themselves.
  • Appointments will be cancelled if students are more than 10 minutes late.
  • Students are encouraged to cancel appointments as soon as possible, and ideally 24 hours before their appointment, to allow other students to book appointments.
  • Repeated failures to cancel appointments and/or repeated failures to appear for scheduled appointments may result in a student being restricted to drop-in meetings.
  • Students must book 60-minute appointments and send the marked version of their document that includes the instructor's feedback as a Word file at least three business days in advance.
  • Requests with insufficient lead time will result in the appointment being cancelled.

Our hours

Standard hours of operation

Monday: 9-5
Tuesday: 8:30-5
Wednesday: 8:30-5
Thursday: 8:30-5:30
Friday: 8:30-5
Saturday: 10-5:00

The Writing Centre is closed on Sundays and statutory holidays. 

Location: Library 305 and 306

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