Services for Undergraduate Students

You have access to programming and services at the Writing & Learning Centre from the time you enroll at OCAD U through to thesis and graduation. We offer individual consultations and workshops on a variety of topics and hold academic and social events throughout the year. See more information below about how we can support you throughout your degree.


Meet with a Tutor

Writing at OCAD U encompasses more than the traditional research essay. You will write reflections, process notes, artist statements, and more. No matter how well or how poorly you think you write, our tutoring services can help you improve. You can meet with a tutor at any stage of the process from brainstorming to idea generation to organization and more. Book an appointment for a one-on-one consultation with a tutor or attend our drop-in times for quick questions.

Improve your English Language skills (ELL)

Are you looking for help to improve your English language skills? Our ELL consultants can help you learn and use new disciplinary vocabulary, write or speak using the conventions of communication in your discipline, or edit your own writing to identify and correct grammatical errors.

Support for First Year Students

Welcome to your first year at OCAD U! Our programming for first year students emphasizes support for transitioning into university through to services to support you in your first year. Check out our Resources for first year students and watch the What's Happening at the WLC page for upcoming events.

Academic Integrity

Academic integrity means … As an artist or designer, it is important... We offer workshops and resources for undergraduate students to help you learn when and how to use and cite visual and textual sources in your work.

Learning Skills

Meet with our Learning Skills Specialist individually or attend a workshop to build your skills in …..time management, studying for exams,