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University of Calgary Calendar 2009-2010 Student Services The Writing Centre
The Writing Centre

The Writing Centre offers free half-hour individual writing tutorials for students at all levels who want to improve their writing. In a Writing Centre tutorial, students can

  • Discuss their writing process and learn strategies to write more effectively
  • Review returned papers to understand how to improve their written assignments
  • Work with an instructor on an ongoing basis to improve essay structure, paragraph development, sentence structure and style, grammar, and punctuation
  • Receive¬†information on writing papers, book reviews, or other assignments
  • Get advice on how to use and document sources
  • Get help with English as a Second Language
  • Prepare for the Effective Writing Test by getting feedback on practice essays

Note that Writing Centre instructors will give general advice on papers being prepared for credit courses; however, they will not proofread student papers.

To book a half-hour Writing Centre appointment, please visit http://efwr.ucalgary.ca.

For Writing Centre help via email, write to wconline@ucalgary.ca, describing your writing assignment, questions, and concerns in detail.

Telephone: 403.220.7255
Email: cmsopcza@ucalgary.ca
Tutoring Location: Social Sciences 106
Administration Office: SS 110
Website:http://efwr.ucalgary.ca