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Here’s what you should know about the Writing Centre during Remediation and the Summer Term!

Here’s what you should know about the Writing Centre during Remediation and the Summer Term!

The Writing Centre welcomes all students for the Remediation Period and the Summer Term. We encourage all students to utilize our free resources for academic success! Find them and how to make the most of it all below! 

During remediation, the Writing Centre has multiple instructors (remote and in-person) available 6 days a week for you to book with! You can work with a trained writing specialist on a specific assignment or just to improve your writing!  

Our Summer Term schedule starts May 21 and will continue through the SU term. We encourage you all to continue booking your 50-minute sessions and fully benefit from the expertise of our instructors! 

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  • Academic Accommodations 

During remediation, accessibility specialists for students with academic accommodation continue to be available. Students registered with Accessibility Services should contact James Roberston at for placement with an instructor! 

Drop-In is once again available remotely from Monday to Friday, 1PM – 3PM. These concise 15-minute appointments are perfect for short reviews and any questions you may have.  

Drop-In will continue during the Summer Term that begins on May 21. Updates will be posted on the Drop-In page, and you are also welcome to direct any questions you have to the front desk at

On our website’s Resources tab, you’ll also find several pages on online resources students can browse and study in their own time. The Videos and Transcripts page contains links to our previous workshops, discussing various writing aspects and techniques.  

The External Writing Links will lead you to interactive Writing Labs from Purdue, Harvard and Excelsior College, which covers plagiarism reviews and many more; as well as the York University SPARK Module, a guide to successful academic writing. Also included are MLA and APA Guides and Handouts to help you traverse through research and writing progress. 

The Lowdown’s website has been custom designed by Writing Instructor, Professor Stevie Bell, to provide additional resources for students in navigating the key aspects of university level writing! The site includes informative PowerPoints, interactive example guides, and video tutorials on all the topics necessary for academic writing success! 

We encourage you to take advantage of the remaining Winter Schedule which lasts until May 26! We’ll communicate about updates to our programs once the Summer Term schedule kicks in on May 21! Until then please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or concerns. You’ll find our offices open (Monday to Friday, 8:30AM – 4:30PM) at South 311, on the 3rd Floor of the Ross Building; and you may reach us at (416) 736 5134 or at We hope to see you all once more in the upcoming weeks!