Writing Centre at MSVU

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Welcome to the Mount Writing Centre

EMF 203 (Library, main level) | To book your appointment, call 457.6567 

Experienced tutors at the Writing Centre help students with any type of academic, professional, or creative  written work for undergraduate and graduate programs.This includes all stages of essay and research papers as well as presentation slidesinterview questions, creative projects, and grant or program applications.  Whether you're fresh out of high school, just arrived from overseas, or going back to school after many years: our tutors will help you meet your writing goals. 

  • The Writing Centre offers bookable appointment hours on weekdays and weekends, as a free service for all Mount students, faculty, and staff.
  • In addition to single appointments, you can book regular, repeat appointments in the same time slot all term (this regular, repeat service must be requested at term start: in September or in January).
  • Didn't book? Quick question? No problem! We offer a two weekly drop-ins (Fall & Winter terms):
    Friday morning  10 - 1 in EMF #203 (Writing Centre, Library main level)
    Wednesday afternoon 1 - 4 in Seton #304 (Centre for Academic Advising, Seton)

  • The Writing Centre is open for all academic terms, including Summer Sessions (closed between terms and for F/W Reading Week).

  • Tutors will discuss, read, suggest, and make changes with you (they don't correct papers for you).  Our aim is to help you learn to do these tasks yourself!

    Students: to book an appointment, call 457-6567 or email: msvu.ca 
    For other inquiries, or to contact the Writing Centre Coordinator: clare.goulet@msvu.ca

Our core service

One-on-one appointments with an experienced tutor to help you with any stage of a writing project:

  • interpret an assignment,
  • create a plan to complete a piece of writing
  • develop a thesis or focus
  • research and cite correctly (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.)
  • work through your sentence-level issues
  • review presentation slides and posters
  • prepare and polish interview questions for qualitative research
  • learn to proofread