The Writing Center is here to help you handle some of the stress of the writing process – from brainstorming to the finished document – whether or not it's for a class. The Writing Center is staffed by professional writing consultants and the director. The Center is located in the Teaching and Learning Center, Room 2308. It’s right above the Library Café. Join the Writing Center Facebook Group.
Make appointments online by selecting the name of the person you'd like to meet with to see their available appointments, which may change throughout the semester. Walk-in visits are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis and require no appointment unless you wish to have a set time. Online hours require an appointment.
In-person hours with Melissa MacLeod are:
Mondays 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; 7-9 p.m.
Tuesdays 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 12:30 -2:30 p.m.
Thursdays 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Fridays 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
FAQs About the Writing Center
What kinds of writing can you help me with?
What happens in a typical Writing Center tutoring session?
How long is a tutoring session?
What do I need for a tutoring session?
- If you are meeting online, you'll need the current draft of your paper as well as the assignment/guidelines or course syllabus (if applicable) from your instructor. You can send us a file or simply use the screen-sharing function in Zoom.
- If you are meeting in person, a printout of your current draft is best, if you have it. There is a printer available for this purpose in the Writing Center.
Will my teacher get notification that I have been to the Writing Center?
My teacher has told me I need to visit the Writing Center – why?
Where are you located?
Do I have to make an appointment?
Hours will vary by semester and may change without notice.
In-person meeting with Melissa MacLeod: You are not required to make an appointment at this time, but you may do so at the link below. Walk-in visits are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. Hours are shown above.
Zoom appointment with Nora Streed: You must make an appointment online for a Zoom meeting.