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University Writing Support Center

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  • University Writing Support Center

     

                                                   

     

    Please note: The University Writing Support Center will be closed for the end of Spring Semester 2017 after Tuesday, May 2. We will re-open on Monday, May 22 for Summer Session. During Summer, the Center will have hours, face-to-face or online, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 

     

    Welcome to MSUM's new University Writing Support Center! The Center offers fifty-minute appointments with trained writing tutors so that clients may receive constructive feedback on any assignment they wish to improve.

    The UWSC is located in Lommen 095.  

    The UWSC will be closed on any days the campus is closed, such as non-instructional days, major holidays, or snow days.

    Please watch the schedule for changes during the Spring semester.

     

    Consultations

     

    Tutors will be available to help students develop strategies to improve their writing by appointment only. The writing assistance is not designed to edit or proofread papers. Instead the assistance that is provided is intended to foster students’ writing proficiency and independence during the writing process. The University Writing Support Center will:

    • Assist students in improving their writing proficiency and independence during the various stages of their writing assignments
    • Provide a supportive environment where writers and readers work efficiently one-to-one
    • Train writing tutors to become effective readers of and responders to texts from various disciplines

    To schedule an appointment, visit the online consultation scheduling page.

    University Writing Support Center Director: Dr. Tim Decker, 229 Weld Hall, deckerti@mnstate.edu