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Writing Center

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers individual tutoring, group workshops, and a resource library. Students may schedule an appointment (either 30 or 60 minute sessions) by calling 215-248-7114 or emailing

Summer 2018 (May 15-Aug 18) Writing Center Hours

St. Joseph Hall, Room 333  
Monday 10am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
Tuesday 10am-12pm and 1pm-6pm
Wednesday 10am-12pm and 1pm-6pm
Thursday 10am-12pm and 1pm-6pm
Friday  11-1pm
Saturday CLOSED
Fournier Lounge  
Wednesday CLOSED


The Writing Center will be CLOSED or have altered hours on the following dates:

May 17 - Thursday (OPEN 3pm-6pm)

May 28 - Monday (CLOSED)


June 11 - Monday (CLOSED)

June 12, 13, 14 (OPEN 3pm-6pm)

June 15 - Friday (CLOSED)

June 18 - Monday (CLOSED)       

June 19, 20 (OPEN 3pm-6pm)

June 25 - Monday (CLOSED)

June 26, 27, 28 (OPEN 3pm-6pm)

June 29 - Friday (CLOSED)


July 4, 5 – Wednesday, Thursday (CLOSED)

July 9 - Monday (CLOSED)

July 10, 11, 12 (OPEN 3pm-6pm)

July 13 – Friday (CLOSED)



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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