Writing Center Appointments

Our writing tutors provide a second pair of eyes and ears for you while you work through your paper. Tutors will:

  • Go over the assignment sheet with you
  • Ask clarifying questions
  • Help you generate new ideas if needed
  • Read your paper aloud so you can hear what it might sound like to a reader
  • Offer feedback as a reader about how well the paper seems to accomplish your goals
  • Give you support and/or resources for revision, grammar and citations.

You are welcome to make multiple appointments as you work through drafts of your paper. Click here to reach our schedule

Face-to-Face Tutoring

Face-to-Face appointments occur in the Writing Center. You can bring papers, essays, cover letters, resumes, presenatations, creative writing, and more to the writing center. 

Face-to-Face appointments: 0-5 pages 25 minutes; 6-10 pages 50 minutes.

 

How to Register for an Account

You can register for an account and make your own appointments. Here is a short video that explains how:

E-Tutoring

E-tutoring provides digital feedback only. A tutor will provide feedback you can review later using the Word comment feature. E-tutoring and Live Online appointments are reserved for online students only.

Live Online or E-Tutoring appointments: 0-4 pages 25 minutes; 5-9 pages 55 minutes.

How to Upload a Paper

When you log into the schedule, you can upload a paper to your "e-tutoring" or "online" appointments by using the yellow folder icon just below your name. Here's a short video that shows you how to do that:

Online (Live)

Online (Live Online), appointments are conducted using live video chats. You and your tutor can review your paper, discuss questions and concerns, and both make comments in the work area.

Live Online or E-Tutoring: 0-4 pages 25 minutes; 5-9 pages 55 minutes

 

Presentations

Tutors can even provide feedback on your presentation materials and your performance. Bring drafts of your materials for freedback and practice in front of a tutor.

Presentation appointments: 0-5 minute presentations, 25 minutes; 6-10 minute presentations, 50 minutes.