Writing Center

The Writing Center promotes writing across the curriculum at Augustana University by offering the following:

  • classroom presentations supporting W-component classes
  • tutor services to any enrolled Augustana student.
  • writing-related workshops for faculty and students
  • English conversation table on Wednesdays 5-6p.m. during Fall and Spring. Cappuccinos, tea, and bread provided.

CRLA Tutor Training Program CertificationWriting Center J-term 2020 Hours 



6:00 - 10:00 p.m

Monday 6:00 - 10:00 p.m

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  &

6:00 - 10:00 p.m. 

Wednesday 7:00 - 10:00 p.m

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  &

6:00 - 10:00 p.m

Friday Closed
Saturday Closed

We have tutors available in the Writing Center, in the library classroom (not J-term), and online. Please book an appointment at augie.mywconline.com

You will need to set up an account if you haven't booked with us before. It takes 2 minutes. For a quick tutorial on how our online tutoring works, please watch this short video made by Angelina. 

The Writing Center is available to all students at Augustana University. Our internationally certified peer tutors/consultants can do the following:

  • Help with any writing assignments (not just English).
  • Discuss writing assignments to help you understand what is required.
  • Assist you to think through and develop your ideas.
  • Help you organize your information and plan your paper.
  • Suggest strategies to help you edit and proofread effectively.


Call to set up a weekly appointment time or stop in during the walk-in hours for help with any writing assignment.

Tutors, their specialties, and their hours:

Angelina: English, Music, and Religion; comfortable with MLA and Chicago; Civitas, FYS, art, and philosophy papers readily welcomed as well. Especially enjoys working with international students. Hours: Sundays and Mondays 6-8pm online 

Liz: MDFL, Spanish, and teaching ESL. Experience in Biology and Nursing. Loves working with international students, enjoys paper formatting, and will happily help with any part of the writing process. Hours: Sundays 7-9pm and Mondays 6-8pm. 

HarleyFinance and Accounting majors; Data Science minor; loves working with FYS, Civitas, and academic writing. Can tutor in Vietnamese as well. Hours: Mondays and Thursdays 8-10pm.

Mia: Biology major, ASL minor. Comfortable with Civitas papers; loves APA style. Usually has a fun animal fact to share.  Hours: Tuesdays 6-8 in the Writing Center and 8-10pm in the library classroom. 

Kendra: English major and History minor; good with MLA, FYS writing, and academic writing; will also help with Chicago, begrudgingly. Hours: Mondays and Tuesdays 6-8pm. 

Nolan: STEM and SEED majors. Hours: Thursdays 6-10pm. 

Josh: Graduate student with an M.A. in English. Hours: Tuesday 7-9pm and Wednesday 6-8pm.

Olivia: Journalism and Marketing majors, minors in Spanish and Business Admin; loves tutoring journalism and Spanish papers; comfortable with MLA and AP. 

Sydney: Journalism and Anthropology majors and Spanish minor. Experience with AP and MLA styles; loves to work with Civitas, FYS, or any other humanities paper. 

Gedion:  Data Science and Mathematics majors. Comfortable with MLA and FYS writing. Love working with international students. Can tutor in Amharic. Hours: Sundays and Wednesdays 8-10pm.

Katie: Nursing, Sociology, and German; proficient in APA style; loves working with FYS papers; will likely brighten your day. Hours: Tuesdays 8-10pm and Wednesdays 8-10pm in the library classroom.  

Ella: English and Government/International Affairs major with a minor in Communications, most comfortable with MLA and Chicago styles. Hours Tuesdays 3:30-5pm and Thursdays 6-8pm online. 

Brooklynn: English and Secondary Education. Comfortable with MLA, Civitas, and FYS writing. Hours: Wednesdays 6-8pm online and Thursdays 3:30-5pm online.

Cal: Data Sci, Computer Information Systems, Math, Computer Sci; enjoys topics of tech, space, and sustainability; comfortable with Civitas, FYS writing, earlier stages of the writing process. Hours: Sundays 8-10pm and Tuesdays 8-10pm. 

Bessie: English and 100-level French or Spanish; comfortable with MLA, Chicago, FYS papers, and working with non-native English speakers. Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-5pm and Sundays 8-10pm in the library classroom.  

Carla: Political Science, Spanish, and Philosophy majors. Can tutor in Spanish. Hours: Wednesdays 6-8pm and Thursdays in the library classroom 8-10pm.

Lauren: Biology major with minors in English and History; comfortable with Civitas, FYS writing, and lab papers. Hours: Monday 8-10pm in the library classroom Thursdays 8-10pm online. 

Ellie: Biochemistry and Physics; loves to help with Civitas classes and FYS papers and of course willing to help with bio, chem, and physics lab reports: Hours: Mondays 8-10pm and Wednesdays 7-9pm. 

(We do trade shifts sometimes, so please check the schedule on augie.mywconline.com for the most up-to-date schedule)