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Where can I get help with my writing?

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The Writing Lab is a free service available to all Algoma University registered students in any discipline of study, including those studying at our satellite programming locations in Brampton and Timmins.

The Writing Lab is staffed by a qualified writing instructor who helps students with individual writing consultations by appointment. The goal of the Writing Lab is to help students improve the writing skills they need to be successful at the university level. The Writing Lab works closely with the Learning Centre to provide a range of academic support services.

The Writing Lab runs for 14 weeks during the fall and winter semesters, and for a limited time during the spring and summer semesters. The Writing Lab is available for appointments during the following office hours.

Office hours for Fall 2015 (by appointment only):

Mondays and Wednesdays: 10am - 4pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10am - 3pm

Please book your appointment at

For free resources and handouts on academic writing skills, you can enroll in the Writing Lab on the CMS with the key: writing.