Individual Support

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The Writing Center

Individual Support:

 

 

From In-Person to Online Consultations, the Writing Center is here to serve all writers throughout the University. 

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Our services have been moved online for the rest of the semester. Writers looking for consultations can get them in two ways →

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Current Consultation Options:

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Writers can upload their writing along with a few questions or concerns they would like a consultant to address. Consultants will provide feedback, and upload the document in 24-48 hours. If document is not uploaded to WCOnline by the appointment start time, the session is considered a no-show. 

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Writers can upload a document and chat live with a consultant. Live-Chat consultations are interactive. Unlike Drop-Offs, consultants will not provide comments unless the client is present at the appointed time and active in the session.

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Which consultation is right for you? 

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Drop-off consultations are designed primarily for writers who:  

• are working in other timezones

• who WANT to collaborate with our writing consultants,

• have planned ahead and have projects that are not due in the next week (or month),

• have difficulty or feel uncomfortable visiting our Writing Center sites in Smith Lab and Thompson,

• need additional time to read consultant's comments, think about them, and revise appropriately,

• cannot visit during the times when live chat online (WCOnline) or face-to-face consultations (our hours change each semester) are scheduled, 

• or who prefer to engage in a session from the comfort of their own home. 

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Live Chat consultations are designed primarily for writers who:  

• would like more immediate feedback on their writing, 

• feel comfortable working through ideas with consultants in real time,

• have writing questions with several solutions that would be better explored with a live consultant,

• enjoy discussing their writing options,

• or normally visit one of the Writing Center's in-person consultations for feedback.