Writing Center Services

  • Free, confidential tutoring on an appointment-only basis
  • Tutoring assistance for all writing from essays to scholarship letters to doctoral dissertations
  • Help with all stages of the writing process
  • Help with understanding and using documentation styles
  • Useful handouts covering almost every writing concern from punctuation to documentation
  • Help for those writing in English as an additional language

Clients can receive assistance at any stage of the writing process:

  • Understanding the writing assignment
  • Brainstorming ideas
  • Developing a thesis or hypothesis
  • Organizing the writing
  • Revising the writing
  • Reviewing grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and syntax
  • Polishing the final draft

Tutors also read assignments, not just essays! They offer help on any writing assignment across the curriculum, in any course or discipline at any level, from undergraduate to post-graduate work, including assignments such as:

  • Essays required for applications to degree programs, scholarships, and jobs/internships
  • Clinical reports for students in PTEP, nursing, and other programs
  • Creative writing projects

Services the Writing Center does NOT provide

  • Writing Center tutors do not serve as editors.
  • The Writing Center is not a "drop-off" service; clients must accompany their work and be prepared to review their writing.

Additional Writing Center Services