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Spring 2022 Writing Center

The new spring semester schedule will start on Monday, January 10, 2022 (we will be closed on Monday, January 17, to observe the holiday honoring Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.). Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, especially the surge in positive cases and hospitalization across the nation, we are currently offering only online and eTutoring appointments. Please check our website and this calendar for updates on when we might resume face-to-face consultations. 

Online and eTutoring Appointments

We are continuing our virtual appointment options: 1. online tutoring (you meet virtually with a consultant), and 2. eTutoring appointments (you will receive written feedback). Visit our website for more details on the specific appointments. If you schedule an eTutoring appointment, you will receive written feedback within the hour of your scheduled appointment. You will receive summary feedback for your paper that can guide your revision as well as some in-text comments on specific passages. Make sure you also upload assignment instructions in addition to your paper draft. Please be advised that consultants WILL NOT change any of your papers, but will give you feedback on how to revise your draft. Read the specific guidelines for eTutoring appointments for more information about this new service. 


Scheduling Tips
  • New to the Writing Center? Please read our consultation philosophy.
  • Having trouble scheduling an appointment or accessing an online tutorial? Please check out our how-to guide.
  • Working on a group paper? Please email the Center directly.
  • Want to attach your paper to your appointment? Click the file folder under your name to upload the document.
  • Appointments last up to 50 minutes and can be scheduled up to two weeks in advance.
  • You can make one appointment per day and two appointments per week. If you feel that you need more, please email our director Dr. Isabell May.
  • We stronlgy recommend to not make appointments for the same day your paper is due. The impact of our feedback will be limited if you don's have sufficient time to revise your work.
  • Is everything booked? Click on the clock icon by the date to put yourself on our waiting list.
  • You have until 24 hours before your appointment to cancel. After this, all cancellations will be counted as no-shows.
  • After two no-shows, you will no longer be able to book appointments until you are cleared by admistrative staff.
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