Writing Support

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Welcome to Write Now: the Student Academic Hub’s online gateway to writing support. We hope you’ll check out what we have to offer!

  • One-on-one writing consultations with peer tutors – Peer writing consultants are available for undergraduate and graduate students, and can work with students at every stage of the writing process. Click here for a guide to scheduling an appointment in TutorTrac.
  • One-on-one meeting with Dr. G – Interested in a holistic discussion about how to find your writing voice and strengthen your academic writing skills?
    • Dr. John Gilbert (“Dr. G”) is the Hub’s Writing Specialist and English as an Additional Language (EAL) Specialist, and he works one-on-one with students at every level of English and writing proficiency.
    • You can make an appointment with Dr. G on Starfish (he appears in your Success Network on your Starfish homepage; here’s a guide to making an appointment).
  • Grammar 911 – Have a writing question? Submit it to Grammar 911 and get answers quickly.
  • S.O.S. Topics – We share quick tips for avoiding the most common writing mistakes.
  • Resources for English as an Additional Language (EAL) Learners and Writers – We welcome EAL learners, and want to help you succeed!
    • The Conversation Corner – A supportive space where English Language Learners can practice their academic discussion skills by talking about fun source materials.
    • Conversation Partners Program – English Language Learners can meet with an English native speaker once a week to practice English conversation.
  • Grammar Trivia Challenge – Test your grammar knowledge for the chance to win a prize!