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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

Fall Writing Center Hours

St. Joseph Hall, Room 333  
Monday 9am - 7:30pm (closed between 12pm -1pm & 4pm-5:30pm)
Tuesday 11am - 7:30pm
Wednesday 9am - 4pm
Thursday 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Friday  2pm - 5pm
Saturday 11am - 1pm
Fontbonne Hall Lounge  
Monday 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Wednesday 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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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