Writing Centre

Free tutoring for your Communications course!

Get help with your essay writing, speaking, listening and reading skills.

Please note: The Writing Centre assists with writing consultations. We do not compose, edit, or re-write assignments. We empower you to become a better writer! Therefore, YOU are ultimately responsible for your work and assigned grade.  The Writing Centre is to be used for Mohawk College academic related activities only.

Online Chat appointments: Please ensure you book a one hour appointment. The Writing Centre is not responsible for any technical difficulties which may arise during an online appointment.

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What is the Writing Centre?

Located at our three main campuses, the Writing Centre is dedicated to improving student employability and success by developing written and verbal communication skills.

We provide activities to develop communication skills, including peer tutoring and writing consultations, grammar software programs, reading comprehension exercises, helpful resources and ESL Conversation Clubs.

 

Hours of Operation by Campus*

*hours subject to change without notice

Fennell Campus Hours

Our team is here to support you!  Please email us at lsc [at] mohawkcollege.ca with any questions.

Location:
135 Fennell Avenue West
Hamilton, ON, Canada L9C 0E5
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
 

Day Online Tutoring Appointments
Monday-Friday 11:00am to 3:00pm

Drop-in Hours Fennell

Fall 2020 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Please note:

  • First-come, first-served basis
  • Maximum one 60 minute session per day; maximum two sessions per week
  • All appointments for Fall 2020 are hosted online
Day Online Tutoring Appointments
Monday-Friday

11:00am to 3:00pm

Stoney Creek Hours 

Stoney Creek Campus

Location:
481 Barton Street
Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada, L8G 3Y4

Our team is here to support you!  Please email us at lsc [at] mohawkcollege.ca with any questions.

 

Day Online Tutoring Appointments
Monday-Friday 11:00am to 3:00pm

Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster (IAHS) Campus Hours

Location:
1400 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 1C7

Our team is here to support you!  Please email us at lsc [at] mohawkcollege.ca with any questions.

Day Online Tutoring Appointments 
Monday - Friday 11:00am to 3:00pm

Conversation Club

Practice your English! Book an online 1 to 1 appointment to improve your speaking and listening skills!

Location: Online

Guidelines and Policies

Guidelines & Policies

The Writing Centre provides writing consultations and assistance with improving all areas of communications (course content, reading, listening and speaking skills). The Writing Centre is to be used for Mohawk College academic related activities only.

  • Students are expected to participate in the writing consultation process
  • While drop-in writing consultations are possible, you are strongly encouraged to book an appointment
  • Appointments can be booked up to one week ahead of time and are available on a first-come, first-served basis (appointments are based on tutor availability and are not guaranteed)
  • Maximum one 60 minute session per day; maximum two sessions per week
  • Appointments can be cancelled up to 30 minutes before your scheduled time
  • All appointments for Fall 2020 are hosted online
  • After two "no show" appointments or three cancelled appointments, your online tutoring account may be suspended until you speak with a member of the LSC staff
  • Remember: this is a service provided for students, by students

 

Assignments

  • Book your appointment at least 24 hours before your assignment is due, so that you have enough time to make revisions
  • Bring one assignment or draft per visit, the outline and rubric provided by your professor and any necessary textbooks or materials

 

Note: We assist with writing consultations. We do not compose, edit, or re-write assignments. Therefore, YOU are ultimately responsible for your work and assigned grade.