The WLC is located in Milne Library Room 221.
The WLC is closed for the summer, so we'll see you in Fall 2019.
If you've ever asked a friend or roommate, "Does this sound okay to you?", visit us today! We will help you with all types of writing assignments, including:
- research papers
- lab reports
- news articles
- personal statements
- cover letters
- scholarship and grant proposals
- film and music reviews
- business writing exams
- public service announcements
Spring 2019 hours
- Sunday: 1:00-7:00 p.m.
- Monday through Thursday: 1:00-11:00 p.m.
- Friday and Saturday: closed. The Writing Learning Center is also closed when Milne Library is closed.
Schedule an appointment
- Visit geneseowlc.youcanbook.me and select a tutor and appointment time
- Fill out the pre-session form
The Writing Learning Center is closed on Fridays.
The Writing Learning Center is closed on Saturdays.
What to expect
You will meet one-on-one with a trained tutor for 15 or 30 minutes, or for 60 minutes if you self-identify as a non-native speaker of English or self-identify with a disability for which additional time would be beneficial. Tutors will not write your assignments. Instead, we will help you:
- Organize your thoughts
- Write a thesis
- Find and maintain your focus
- Develop and support your ideas
- Clarify your argument
- Tackle grammar and style problems
- Address issues particular to non-native writers of English
Getting the most out of your visit
- Bring your assignment sheet or prompt.
- Bring a printout or a digital copy of your work. Notes and outlines are useful if you don't have a rough or full draft yet. Your tutor will want to comment on and annotate your work, so they need a copy of it.
- Take notes while you're in the session: rely on a written record of your conversation with the tutor rather than on your memory.
After your appointment, follow up by:
- Booking another appointment: we're always happy to see you again for the same assignment.
- Seeking out a tutor you work well with.
- Giving us your feedback! Fill out this form.
- Our work space is quiet.
- Our staff respects your confidentiality.
- When you collaborate on your written work at the WLC, you are taking advantage of a service that almost everyone uses to their benefit in their academic career.