Consultation/Read Ahead request form

student and facilitator

Fill out this form to request a writing or presentation consultation, as described in Writing services offered by the Research Commons.

Information about you

Do you consider English to be your first language?
Are you an international student?

Information about your consultation request

Type of service
See Writing services and resources for graduate students for more information on these services.
What is your preferred location?
You are welcome to choose more than one option.
What is your preferred consultation length?
For Read ahead requests: Do you prefer feedback in person or by email?
For Read ahead requests: What is your preferred campus?
You are welcome to choose more than one campus.

Information about your document or project

Please note that facilitators do not edit or proofread work. Rather, we provide feedback on patterns of error related to things like: structure, style, flow, transitions, grammar, verb use, presentation.

Once your request is received, you will be contacted within two to three business days. Requests will be dealt with in the order in which they are received and are subject to the availability of the Coordinator and Facilitators.

For more information about writing and learning consultations, contact Student Learning Commons (SLC) Writing Services Coordinator Robyn Long at or 778-782-7165.

For more information about English as an Additional Language consultations, contact SLC EAL Coordinator Tim Mossman at or 778-782-8510.

Consultations are confidential and will be managed in accordance with BC's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 

The information on this form is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468). It is related directly to and needed by the University for services provided by the SFU Library. The information will be used to administer consultations and read ahead requests with Library staff. If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this information please contact Gwen Bird, University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, at 778-782-3265 or