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Academic writing help

Are you looking for ways to organize a paper, strengthen your writing abilities, or make sure your references are correctly integrated in your written assignments?

Meet a mentor to strengthen your writing abilities!

The Academic Writing Help Centre is a peer help centre where students can go at any step of the writing process to learn how to become more efficient and autonomous writers. Meet with a mentor to :

  • Get help understanding assignment instructions;
  • Learn how to make an outline and organize your ideas into paragraphs;
  • Get feedback on your writing and discover tools that will help you edit your own work;
  • Learn how to cite your sources properly;
  • And more!
Two students talking in front of the Academic Writing Help Centre

How to book an appointment with a writing mentor?

You can book up to four 45-minute appointments per week (limit of one appointment per day). Appointments are offered to all undergrad and grad students. If you have a question, you can also drop by in person at 110 University from 9 a.m. to noon or from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Thursday. 

Looking for other ways to improve your writing?

In addition to booking an appointment with a writing mentor at the Academic Writing Help Centre, check out the following resources!

Contact us

Academic Writing Help Centre

110 University Private
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
[email protected]

Office hours

Monday to Thursday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.