Besides courses and writing centres, other university facilities also provide specialized support for the kinds of writing expected at the University of Toronto.
- Counselors from the Academic Success Centre provide lectures on such topics as note-taking, reading academic material, and avoiding writer's block. They are open to all students, and registration is not required. Just show up. Many are held in Robarts Library. The Academic Success Centre also provides one-and-a-half or two-hour learning skills workshops with titles such as Get Reading! Get Writing! and Write Fright. Registration is required. Visit the Academic Success Centre website for more information. Support groups, drop-in hours, and individual counselling are also available at the Academic Success Centre office, on the ground floor of the Koffler Student Centre, 214 College Street. Call 416 978-7970 or send an
for further information on what might meet your needs.
- The Accessibility Program is now located at 455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 400, and at offices on the Scarborough and Mississauga campuses. If you are registered with this office, you may be eligible to work with specialized counsellors and facilities.
- The School of Continuing Studies offers many non-credit certificate courses on writing, including some in creative writing, English as a second language, and business communication. Courses start at various times through the year, and some are offered as distance education
- The University of Toronto Libraries offer a series of drop-in classes and online tutorials to help you improve your library and internet skills. Learn how to search for books using the new U of T Catalogue, and to find journal articles both in print and online.