We provide free academic communication support for students, faculty, staff and alumni. We offer tutoring for individuals and groups, workshops, in-class presentations, and online support.

We are located in Burke 115

Students can make appointments with our writing tutors online, by calling 902-491-6202, or emailing writing@smu.ca

Fall and Winter Hours

Appointment tutorials
Room 115, Burke Building

  • Monday-Thursday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

  • Friday: 10:00am to 3:00pm

  • Saturday: 12:00pm to 3:00pm

  • Sunday: 11:00am to 3:00pm

Drop-in tutorials

  • Monday-Thursday: 11:00am to 5:00pm (Burke 115)

  • Monday-Thursday: 5:00pm to 8:00pm (Atrium 107)

Student Support

Writing Resources

Need help planning a paper, or tips for taking notes? Search our database of handouts, printable worksheets, style guides, links to online tools, and more.

Faculty & Staff Support

Contact us to request a confidential consultation, access resources for incorporating writing instruction into your courses, or book an in-class workshop.



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