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Additional UWindsor Writing Assistance

The following is a list of additional writing assistance services available through the University of Windsor.

Please consult the individual departments for further information. 

Engineering Communication Support

Engineering students, your faculty offers free communication support! Attend a workshop or a one-on-one consultation for guidance on capstone and co-op reports, lab and other technical reports, theses and dissertations, oral presentations and more. Engineering students, from first-year to doctoral-level, are welcome. For appointment times and schedules, visit mySuccess and select Communication Support - Engineering. For more information, email engcomm@uwindsor.ca or visit the Engineering Student Support Services Centre website.

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Political Science Help Centre

Staffed by senior undergraduate and graduate students, the Political Science Help Centre assists political science students with exam prep, note taking, writing skills, study groups, and more.

Nimbus Tutoring Service

Students can use the UWSA's Nimbus Tutoring Service to connect with peer tutors for a variety of UWindsor courses using the free Nimbus app (note: while the app is free, tutors generally charge a fee). 

Faculty of Law Academic Success Program

Available to all 1L students, the Faculty of Law's Academic Success Program offers appointments for students wishing to improve their academic and professional skills.

Writing Improvement Neighbourhood (W.I.N.):

Note: The W.I.N. is closed for the remainder of the academic year.

Available to all University of Windsor students, the Writing Improvement Neighbourhood provides assistance with all written assignments. Email adh@uwindsor.ca or call x2298 for more information. 

Writer in Residence

Available to all students and community members, the Writer in Residence provides one-on-one editorial consultations, primarily on creative work. Email englishmail@uwindsor.ca or call x2288 for more information.  

Career Development & Experiential Learning

The office of Career Development & Experiential Learning offers workshops, one-on-one consultations and drop-in peer advising on resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn and social media, letters of intent, interviews and more. Email careerservices@uwindsor.ca or call x3895 for more information.  

Technical Writing Series

The Technical Writing Workshop Series (4 Saturdays) covering issues of technical writing, structure, citation and more. Open to students and professionals ($100 fee). Email continue@uwindsor.ca for more information.

Writing-Centred Courses

Students can further develop their academic and creative writing skills through courses offered through various departments as part of their degree requirements. These include General Arts (Effective Writing I and II [GART-1500 and 1510]), English (Writing Creatively [ENG-1006], Writing About Literature [ENG-1002], Creative Writing I, II, and III [ENG-2710, 3710, and 4710], and Writing Practicum [ENG-4002]), Communications (Screenwriting Fundamentals [CMAF-2200], Fundamentals of Writing for Media [CMAF-2600], Intermediate Screenwriting [CMAF-3200], Scriptwriting for Visual Media [CMAF-3500], and Advanced Screenwriting [CMAF-4200]), Engineering (Technical Communication [GENG-1190], and Engineering and the Profession [GENG-1180]), Business (Business Communications [MGMT-1000]), and more.