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Virtual Appointments

Important Notice: Library Services is providing alternate forms of service during the Covid-19 pandemic period. Until further notice, all writing appointments will be virtual. Click on "Virtual Appointments" to learn more about attending a virtual session.

Accessing Writing Services

Location

  • Writing Services currently supports students through virtual appointments. To learn more about writing support, please email Writing Services.

Getting Writing Support

  • Virtual Drop-In Sessions: 15-minute drop-in sessions are available.  No appointment necessary!
    • Drop-in Schedule: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (EST)
    • Note: Drop-in support is offered on a first come, first served basis. One drop-in session per day 

Join Virtual Drop-In Session

  • Appointments: Book a 25 or 50 minute appointment online.  All appointments are virtual.  To book an appointment, click on the "Book Online" icon below.

Book Online

  • Key Points When Booking Online:
    • White squares on the schedule mean that a consultant is available for an appointment
    • Yellow squares are your appointments
    • All other colours mean a consultant is not available
    • If you book a virtual appointment, log in to the Booking System before your scheduled time and click on your appointment (in yellow). Then click on "START OR JOIN VIRTUAL CONSULTATION"
    • The first time you book online you will register for an account
    • One appointment per week
    • Your first appointment can only be 25 minutes long
  • Sign up for a workshop

Preparing for Your Virtual Appointment

  • Have all your assignment materials accessible during your appointment (draft, notes, assignment instructions)
  • Review any assignment instructions and feedback from previous assignments
  • Prepare a list of any questions you may want to be addressed during your appointment
  • Check that your microphone and webcam are working
  • Consider using Google Chrome as your browser; be sure to give Chrome permission to access your camera and microphone when logging into your appointment

Comments or Concerns

If you have any comments, suggestions, or concerns, please contact the Manager of Writing Services, James Yochem.