Personalized Help - 30-Minute Online Appointments

Appointments with Learning Strategists are available online through Google Hangouts Meet.

Google Hangouts Meet not only allows the Learning Strategist and the student to see and hear one another, but it also allows for screen sharing. The Strategist can share their screen with the student, and vice versa.

Book your appointment online (see details below), and you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for how to access the online meeting.

Writing and Learning Strategists help with Math Learning Strategists help with
  • creating a study schedule for final exams
  • improving memory and concentration
  • planning out writing assignments
  • citing sources accurately
  • writing with correct grammar and punctuation
  • reducing math anxiety
  • strategies for learning math
  • problem-solving techniques
  • math test-taking strategies
  • creating a schedule to stay on top of course work

Appointment times

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Important notes

  • Maximum number of appointments per student per day = 1
  • Maximum number of appointments per week = 2
  • 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.

How to book

  1. Go to MyMRU and click on Academic Success (at the top of the page).
  2. In the Online Appointments box, click on the blue "Book It" button. This will connect you to our booking system.
  3. Follow the steps to book your appointment. If you have any trouble, please email
At least 30 minutes before your appointment start time, you will receive an email (in your inbox) with instructions for how to access the online meeting.

What to have ready before your online appointment starts

Have relevant documents open on your computer so that they can easily be shared with the Strategist during the appointment. Here are some ideas:

  • assignment instructions
  • outline
  • essay draft
    Note: We won't edit your paper, but we can definitely help you learn how to edit effectively!
  • source(s) from research
  • textbook
  • notes
  • math problems

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.
  • Appointments can be booked up to one hour before the appointment start time.