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General Policies

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Come visit your Writing Center! We provide a comfortable environment where you can work to become more confident in your own writing.

Appointment Rules

  • Please schedule an appointment ahead of time. We schedule appointments on the hour and half-hour.  
  • Each student is limited to one appointment per day.  Also, please plan to work on one paper per 30-minute session.
  • Students may make two 30-minute appointments per week.
  • If you cannot keep your appointment, it is your responsibility to let us know so we can give your time to another student.
  • If you arrive more than 10 minutes late, you forfeit your reservation to any other needy student who may have come in before you.
  • If you arrive late or skip a scheduled appointment more than twice in one semester, you lose the privilege of reserving time with a consultant for the remainder of the semester.  You will only be served as a walk-in.


  • We do not schedule appointments via email.
  • All sessions must be in person and the student must be present with the consultant.
  • Please plan to work on one essay per session.
  • If you must cancel an appointment, let us know as soon as possible.
  • All sessions are 30-minutes long.
  • We will no longer accept appointments if you miss more than two sessions without notice.
  • Walk-in students are accepted only if there is a consultant available.
  • Prior to a session, a student must sign in.
  • After a session, please fill out an anonymous Writing Center Evaluation.
  • Please remember, we are not an editing service.