Writing Consultations

Why Book a Writing Consultation?

How to Book a Writing Consultation

The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication supports a diverse community of writers at UBC, at various levels of proficiency, across many types of undergraduate and graduate writing situations: academic, creative, professional, and technical. The CWSC offers 2 types of virtual writing consultations—Video Consultations and Written Feedback. For more on what to expect from a writing consultation, and how to prepare for one, please see the FAQs.

Video Consultation:

  1. Proceed to WC Online.
  2. Select the schedule “Video Consultation” and choose an appointment slot.
  3. Prior to the appointment start time, choose “Edit Your Appointment” and upload your document (.doc or .docx format only) for review during the consultation (i.e., not before). If relevant, upload the assignment description and/or rubric as well.
  4. Ensure your device’s microphone, audio, and camera are enabled.
  5. At the appointment time, click your appointment and select “Start or Join Video Consultation” in the pop-up box.

Written Feedback:

  1. Proceed to WC Online.
  2. Select the schedule “Written Feedback” and choose an appointment slot.
  3. Prior to the appointment start time, choose “Edit Your Appointment” and upload your
    document (.doc or .docx format only). If possible, upload the assignment description and/or rubric as well.
  4. The Writing Consultant will provide feedback and re-upload the document, at which time you’ll receive an email and you’ll be able to retrieve the document with the Consultant’s comments.
  5. If you have trouble retrieving your document, try right-clicking “Download Attached File” and opening in a new tab or new window.

Hours

Written Feedback

May 26th – August 13th, 2021
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12pm – 4pm

Video Consultation

May 25th – August 12th, 2021
Tuesday, Thursday, 10am – 2pm