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The Centre for Academic Communication

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Sunday appointments available 10:30 to 12 and 1 to 2:30, starting Oct. 14. Saturday appointments available October 13: 12 to 1:30pm and 2:30 to 4pm.

Please select the schedule from the drop-down menu immediately below your password. If you need an appointment but can't see any available, please email Nancy at 

Wondering which schedule to choose? 

  • The"Book face-to-face appointments Fall 2018"schedule is for students on campus.
  • "Distance appointments: 48 hour written feedback" and "Real Time" are for students enrolled in distance programs or for students who cannot attend face-to-face appts

Welcome to The CAC online booking system!

  • Please take a moment to update your profile before booking online
  • Are you a student on-site? Please select "Book face-to-face appointments"  from the drop-down menu
  • Are you a graduate student? Consider booking two face-to-face appointments back-to-back
  • Are you a distance student? Please select "Book a distance appointment" from the drop-down menu and follow the steps here

 The CAC can help you with:

  • Understanding assignment instructions
  • Essay structure and flow (overall cohesion and clarity)
  • Sentence-level clarity (grammar, word choice, punctuation)
  • Argument (thesis statement, evidence, logic)
  • Oral presentations / communication skills (pronunciation, intonation, etc.)
  • Listening and note-taking skills
  • Critical reading skills

Are you working on a take-home writing exam? We can help you with questions about the writing process generally but can't provide feedback on your exam draft.

 The CAC also offers workshops / drop-in sessions for other kinds of academic communication skills. See our website for more details!


Check first with these UVic departments and resources if you need help with:


For booked appointments (25 minutes per session):

  • Maximum 2 tutorials per week, 10 tutorials per semester

* To access more appointments than the maximum, please get in touch with the CAC manager,  Email, call 250-853-3675, or drop by!


Booked appointments are automatically cancelled if:

  • Students are more than 10 minutes late
  • Students have 2 booked sessions back-to-back, and are late for the first appointment