writing help

Writing help
Are you feeling overwhelmed with the thoughts, information, and ideas you’re trying to organize?
Or have you gotten feedback suggesting that your writing is unclear or wordy?

We want to know what you think! Please take a moment to fill out a survey about your experience.

  • Mondays: 6–8 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 4–8 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 4–8 p.m.

Graduate Writing Center
Writing Center Online
The Writing Center Online offers live peer tutorial sessions to all students. When you visit the Writing Center Online, you will engage in a real-time chat with a writing consultant who will help you decide how to improve the essay or other writing assignment you are working to strengthen or complete.

Resources:

  • Writing Answers (UNBF Writing & Study Skills Centre)
    • Citation styles
    • Avoiding plagiarism
    • Avoiding gender bias
    • etc.
  • Purdue OWL (Purdue University Online Writing Lab)
  • Gender-Inclusive Language (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Writing help
Our online classroom has all the tools you need to get your writing questions answered. Outline essays on our interactive whiteboard, use our chat feature to ask a follow-up question, or file-share your essay draft. We can help with topics like:
Ask us your essay writing questions, and we’ll pair you with the right tutors—from literature critics and English professors to the human version of spellcheck. Day or night, we’re here to help. Watch how it works.

Limited Computers (50) and Study Spaces (81) on the 1st and 2nd floors of the TFDL are available and must be booked. Booking hours extended. Book here.
COVID-19 update: New COVID-19 communications protocols, campus non-medical mask protocol

Writing help
Our online classroom has all the tools you need to get your writing questions answered. Outline essays on our interactive whiteboard, use our chat feature to ask a follow-up question, or file-share your essay draft. We can help with topics like:

  • Brainstorming
  • Outlining
  • Editing/Proofreading
  • College Admission Essays
  • Research Papers
  • Writing assignments

For up-to-date information regarding UWindsor’s response to COVID-19, please visit the coronavirus update page.
In order to minimize risk of COVID-19 transmission and in keeping with the University of Windsor’s policies, the Writing Support Desk has moved all services to online only until further notice. Our physical location in Leddy Library is currently closed.

Writing help
Our services include:

  • In-person Tutoring
  • Online Tutoring (for online and distance education students)

To access help with citation and more, visit Academic Support via modules in Brightspace:
The Wolak Learning Center This link opens in a new window provides all undergraduate day students with a variety of services including peer tutoring and walk-in tutoring. Visit them on the second floor of the Wolak Library Learning Commons or access academic support, visit your Brightspace course, and select “Tutoring and Mentoring” from the Academic Support pulldown menu.

References:

http://universitycollege.illinoisstate.edu/help/writing/
http://my.limestone.edu/academic-resources/writing-help
http://lib.unb.ca/services/writing-help
http://www.princetonreview.com/academic-tutoring/subjects/essay-writing
http://library.ucalgary.ca/guides/writinghelp
http://www.princetonreview.com/academic-tutoring/subjects/essay-writing
http://www.uwindsor.ca/success/writingsupportdesk
http://www.ualberta.ca/current-students/centre-for-writers/index.html
http://libanswers.snhu.edu/faq/8748
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/write