Q. What is the Writing Center?

A. The Writing Center is a place where students can receive help with composition problems and writing strategies outside of a traditional classroom setting.

Q. Who can use the Writing Center?

A. The Writing Center is open to all students seeking help with writing problems.

Q. When should students visit the Center?

A. Students are welcome to come in any time there is a problem with a writing assignment or when their instructor has referred them to the Center.

Q. How often can students attend?

A. Students can attend as often as they need to.

Q. Will the course instructor be notified of a student's attendance?

A. Yes. The Writing Center works in conjunction with course instruction unless you come in on your own.

Q. What will happen during a tutoring session?

A. An English department faculty member or a trained student facilitator will review your assignment, point out areas of both strength and weakness, set up objectives to reach, suggest strategies for reaching these objectives, and encourage another draft and a return visit.