How do I make an appointment?
You may stop by the Center and visit the front desk at the Glassell Street entrance to DeMille; or, you may call or email the Center to set up an appointment.
What times are available for appointments?
Appointments begin at the top of the hour an at half past. For example, at 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
Should I schedule a 25- or 50-minute session?
This really depends on your goals for the session. If you have one or two very specific questions (for example, a question about how to document a source or about a grammar issue), choose the 25-minute option. If you want to discuss an entire paper or part of a long paper, choose 50 minutes.
Do I have to make an appointment?
Appointments guarantee you time with a tutor, but they are not required. You may drop in at any time and work with tutors who are available.
Can I choose to work with a specific tutor?
Of course! Meeting with the same tutor is especially helpful if you're working on a long paper and need more then one visit to discuss revision ideas. Just let the front desk know which tutor you prefer.
How often can I visit the Writing Center?
You may make two 50-minute appointments or four 25-minute appointments per week.
What happens if I'm late or forget to show up for my appointment?
If you're more then ten minutes late for an appointment, your tutor might begin working with a drop-in student. If you're late or don't show up for three appointments in one semester, you will be unable to make appointments for the rest of the semester.