The Writing Center

Schedule
an appointment online
or send email to writingcenter@colindowdeswell.com.


Drop-In Hours

Monday: 7 - 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 7 - 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 4  - 6 p.m.
Thursday: 4 - 6 p.m.
located in the Buhl Reference Center on the main floor of McCartney Library
Writing Center Tutor

Two types of writing consultations are available to Geneva students

One-on-one consultations

Geneva on-campus students can schedule a one-on-one writing consultation with a Peer Writing Consultant, either online or in-person. Email writingcenter@colindowdeswell.com to request an appointment. Use the button below or go to the Writing Center's booking page to see available times and reserve your spot. You must book your appointment at least 12 hours in advance.

Schedule an appointment

Geneva Pittsburgh and fully online students must schedule appointments by email to writingcenter@colindowdeswell.com.

Drop-in hours

Visit the Writing Center on the main level of McCartney Library.

  • Monday: 7 - 9 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 7 - 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: 4 - 6 p.m.

Drop-in consultations are first come, first served. Consultations will be kept to no more than 20 minutes if there are other writers waiting.

To prepare for your drop-in writing consultation:

  • Come to the Writing Center on the main floor of McCartney Library during the established Drop-In Hours.
  • Have the document you wish to review in print or saved to the cloud
  • If you would like to edit your work during the review and don't have a a laptop to use, you can borrow a Chromebook from the McCartney Library Circulation Desk.

Tutors will help you with any aspect of your writing, including:

  • Understanding an assignment
  • Brainstorming ideas
  • Organizing thoughts
  • Writing paragraphs
  • Crafting sentences
  • Formatting a paper

Send an email to writingcenter@colindowdeswell.com for any additional questions about Writing Center services.