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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 The writing center is also excited to announce its email tutoring service. Please send your writing assignment, name of class, professor's name, and questions to Tutors typically respond within 48 hours.

Fall 2019 Writing Center Hours

St. Joseph Hall, Room 333  
Monday 9am - 8:00pm (closed from 12-1pm)
Tuesday 9am - 8:00pm (closed from 2-4pm)
Wednesday 9am - 8:00pm (closed from 12-1pm)
Thursday 9am - 8:00pm (closed from 2-4pm)
Friday  9am - 4:30pm (closed from 12-1pm)
Saturday 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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