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The Academic Success Centre provides free online writing support to all Bow Valley College students!

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (Mountain Standard Time)

Note: Writing Specialists are not available to view or respond to email submissions from Saturday at 2:00pm to Monday at 9:00am (Mountain Standard Time) or on statutory Canadian holidays.

You can connect with a Writing Specialist in two ways: Email submission or Online MS Teams appointment.

To email your assignment to a Writing Specialist for review, please follow these steps:

  1. Email writingsupport@bowvalleycollege.ca
  2. Include Assignment for Writing Support in the subject line.
  3. Attach your writing as a Word document (.docx) to the email.
  4. Include any information from your course that gives directions for the assignment – an outline, a rubric, or page from your course syllabus.
  5. Wait for a reply from the Writing Specialist with comments and feedback added to your file. This may be anywhere from 24 to 48 hours.
  6. You can submit the same writing assignment two (2) times for review.
You can book a 30 minute online MS Teams appointment with a Writing Specialist. This will be a live, one-on-one meeting to discuss any questions you have about an upcoming assignment or general concerns about writing in English. To make an appointment, please follow these steps:
  1. Use the booking site: https://v2.waitwhile.com/welcome/ascwriting
  2. Choose a day and time.
  3. Fill out the form with your information. Please use your mybvc.ca email address!
  4. Check to see that you have received a confirmation email for the appointment.
  5. Wait for one of the Writing Specialists to contact you through MS Teams on the scheduled date.

Contact us

Academic Success Centre

Room N266, North Campus, Second Floor 
345 - 6 Avenue SE
403-410-1439
academicsuccess@bowvalleycollege.ca
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (closed holiday weekends)  

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