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Writing Resource Center

Writing Resource Center

The Writing Center offers individual tutoring, group workshops, and a resource library. Students may schedule an appointment online (see menu on left) or call 215.248.7114 to make a 30-60 minute appointment.

The Center is located in St. Joseph Hall, Room 333.

Fall 2015 Writing Center Hours

Monday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday**   11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday** 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


** On Tuesdays and Thursdays the Writing Center is closed from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM**

Writing Center tutors assist students in various stages of the writing process. More specifically, tutors can help students with the following:

  • Understanding an assignment
  • Generating their own ideas to get started on a paragraph or essay
  • Focusing or organizing a paragraph or essay
  • Providing feedback on a rough draft
  • Generating their own topic sentences for paragraphs and thesis statements for essays
  • Learning how to proofread and edit their own papers
  • Understanding how to revise a paragraph or essay according to an instructor's suggestions
  • Reviewing rules for grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure (avoiding fragments, run-on sentences)
  • Reviewing guidelines for how to document research (APA, MLA, Chicago)

Please bring the following items to your visit:

  • Assignment guide and course syllabus
  • Printed copy of your paper
  • Questions on the assignment or on grammar/writing in general

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