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Writing Center

Working on a writing assignment? We can help! The Writing Center offers one-to-one, individualized tutoring sessions for students in classes across the disciplines.

 

Make an Appointment

To reserve a tutoring session, log in to our online schedule. There, you can see when our peer writing consultants are available and make an appointment at a date and time that suits your schedule. All appointments must be made at least two days in advance.
 
You'll find instructions on the appointment reservation form for connecting to a video conference with a peer writing consultant at the time of your appointment. Also, see the video guide below.

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About the Writing Center

From First-Year Seminar to Senior Capstone Experience, the Writing Center is here to help you with any writing project, in any course or subject area. Our peer writing consultants are experienced student writers who come from a variety of majors, so they can give you the right advice, no matter what you are working on or where you are in the writing process. 

What happens in a Writing Center session? 

A session with a peer writing consultant usually lasts around 30-45 minutes. You and the consultant will read and discuss the project you are working on. By the time you leave the Writing Center you'll have a clearer sense of where you want to go next and some strategies to help you get there.

What can I bring to the Writing Center?

You can come to the Writing Center to work on any kind of writing project, from research essays, to lab reports or creative writing.

Our peer consultants are happy to help you...
 
  • brainstorm at the start of an assignment
  • develop and support an argument
  • clarify your paper’s organization, transition, and flow
  • engage in research and cite sources effectively
  • revise and clarify sentences
  • complete your Senior Capstone/Thesis project
  • craft personal statements for internships, scholarships, and graduate school applications
  • make progress with any writing you are working on!

In fact, you don't have to have anything written to come to the Writing Center. Bring your assignment, and we'll help you get started.

 

Support for Oral Presentations

 Working on a class presentation or public speaking project? Schedule an appointment with one of our Peer Writing and Presentation Consultants. They can help you develop your ideas, design visual materials, and practice delivering your presentation.

To make an appointment, log in to our online schedule and select Peer Writing and Presentation Consultant from the “Limit To” drop down menu.