Click on the button(s) below to book an in-person or by distance appointment for support in the relevant topic area.
Prefer to meet with an experienced student for tutoring? Use the button below to request a peer tutor:
If you would like feedback on your writing assignment without an appointment, YukonU students can now submit drafts of course assignments to WriteAway for feedback, usually within 48 hours. WriteAway is British Columbia's collaborative online writing tutoring service. Learners at participating institutions receive feedback and strategies to improve their writing from qualified tutors.
Undergraduate course-based assignments:
- may be submitted 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
- will be responded to within 48 hours (although periods of high usage may result in longer turnaround times)
- will be responded to in the order of submission
Note: one-on-one appointments with Writing Centre instructors are still available (see below). To submit your assignment or for more information on WriteAway, head to writeaway.ca
The Academic Support Centre (ASC) exists to support all Yukon University students on-campus and by distance.
The Academic Support Centre in Student Success Division HUB (SSD HUB) A2309 in the A wing at the Ayamdigut Campus offers a supportive and welcoming space to study and receive help with writing, math, computers, and other academic skills.
If you are not at Ayamdigut campus in Whitehorse, our instructors are available to help by phone, or video conference. This is the same service as our walk-in help, offered by distance.
Distance help is available at different times throughout the week. Please check the schedule online for availability. You can text questions at any time, and an instructor will respond during scheduled hours.
Our instructors are here to help. Stop into Student Success Division HUB (SSD HUB) A2309 in the A wing for help with writing, math, computers, and other academic skills.
Subject specific assistance is available throughout the year, but please note that services are more readily available during the fall and winter terms.
During the fall and winter terms, instructor hours in the ASC include daytime and some late days.
Check the whiteboard in Student Success Division HUB (SSD HUB) A2309 in the A wing or the link below for the latest schedule updates.
Help with web-conferencing and distance learning
- Using educational technology to attend a live class via videoconferencing.
- Using the internet to access your course materials.
- Learning how to succeed as a distance learner.
- Access to academic and personal support.
Writing tips & support
Coaches from across the University are here to offer writing support through one-on-one appointments or small groups of 2 – 3 students with the same question. Visit the Lorene Robertson Writing Centre, for help to:
- Get started on an assignment and focus your ideas.
- Outline and plan your assignment.
- Write clearly, logically and effectively.
- Address specific needs and writing problems.
- Revise the first and final drafts of your project.
- Gain confidence in your writing.
For in-person appointments, the Centre coaching office is located near the Academic Support Centre in room A2306/7.
You can also participate in a coaching appointments over the phone or by video-conferencing.
Please see the Academic Support Centre schedule for a description of specific English courses supported by instructors.
For helps and guides on writing essays, formatting, citations, research strategies, and more, visit the Library Services' Helps and Guides.
Math tips & support
Coaches from across the University are here to offer support for math course concepts through one-on-one appointments or small groups of 2 – 3 students with the same question.
For in-person appointments, check-in at reception in A2300 or at the Academic Support Centre. You can also participate in coaching appointments over the phone or by video-conferencing.
Please see the Academic Support Centre schedule for a description of specific Math courses supported by instructors.
Preparing for assessments
Yukon University assessments measure a student’s abilities in mathematics and English, and help Academic Advisors place students in the appropriate courses.
If you are prepping for a YukonU assessment, pick up a paper copy of practice materials from the Academic Support Centre or access them below.
English Assessment practice:
Math Assessment practice:
See the Assessments & Testing webpage for more information about Yukon University Assessments.