One-on-one / Small Group Appointments

Book a 30-minute appointment with a Writing & Learning Strategist to discuss:

  • studying more efficiently
  • creating a study schedule for final exams
  • improving memory and concentration
  • reducing test anxiety
  • planning out a writing assignment
  • citing sources accurately
  • writing with correct grammar and punctuation
    Note: We won't edit your paper, but we can help you learn how to edit effectively!

Important notes:

  • Maximum number of appointments per student per day = 1
  • Maximum number of appointments per week = 2
  • NEW: You can have up to two bookings in the system at any given time.
  • Appointments are available to all credit students, plus Academic Upgrading and AE3 students.

Did you know? If you are working on a group project, we can meet with small groups of up to 3 students.

How to book

  • online through MyMRU (Look for the blue Book It button on the Academic Success tab)
  • in person in EL2100 (in the RLLC)
  • by phone 403.440.6452 

What to bring

Bring whatever materials are useful for the appointment:

  • assignment instructions
  • outline
  • essay draft
  • sources(s) from research
  • textbook
  • notes

Cancellation and Booking Policies

  • Cancel at least 2 hours before your appointment, or it counts as a no-show. Give us as much notice as possible so we can serve other students.
  • If you have 2 no-shows, you will be unable to book further appointments until the next semester.
  • If you book 2 appointments for the same day, the later appointment will be cancelled. You will be notified by email.

Can't get an appointment or
have a quick question?

Drop-in across from the RLLC Service Desk (**15 minutes max.**)

  • Monday to Friday, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
  • 1st come, 1st served
  • Bring the necessary materials (see above)
  • Have your questions/concerns ready