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 Thursdays at 3 p.m. during Fall and Spring. Cappuccinos, tea, and bread provided.
Writing Center Fall Hours
|Sunday||8:00 - 10:00 p.m.|
|Monday||8:00 - 10:00 p.m.|
3:30 - 5:00 p.m. &
8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
|Wednesday||8:00 - 10:00 p.m.|
3:30 - 5:00 p.m. &
6:00 - 10 p.m.
We also have a tutor stationed in the library classroom Sunday - Thursday from 8 - 10 p.m. during Fall and Spring
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:
Sarah: Biology, Spanish; Good with APA formatting and scientific reports. Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 8-10pm
Baylee: Elementary Ed; Good with APA, MLA, and FYS writing. Hours: Wednesday 8-10pm in the library classroom, Tuesdays 8-10pm
Zach: English, Secondary Ed.; specialties: religion writing, creative writing, idea brainstorming. Hours: Wednesdays 8-10pm, Thursdays 3:30-5pm
Hannah: Government, Religion, and French major, American Studies minor; good with Civitas classes and MLA/Chicago. Can help with research papers at any stage, can help find databases. Hours: Sundays 8-10pm in the library classroom, Tuesdays 8-10pm
Cheyenne: Elementary Ed. major, minor in Reading and ENL; comfortable working on Education lesson plans. Also comfortable with English Language Learners. Hours: Sundays 8-10pm and Mondays 8-10pm in the library classroom
Destiny: English and Government majors; good with basic French and Journalism. Hours: Sundays and Thursdays 8-10pm
Sophie: Religion, CIVT, MLA, baby goats; specialty: lived with Hannah and their robot, Oliver. Hours: Sundays and Thursdays 8-10pm
Andrew: English major; comfortable with APA format and papers in Spanish. Hours: Tuesdays 3:30-5pm, Wednesdays 8-10pm
Olivia: English, Psychology, and Bio (Civitas); comfortable with Bio lab reports and most other types of writing. Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays 8-10pm
Rebekah: Journalism and Government majors; comfortable with MLA, APSA, and journalistic writing. Also good with formatting chemistry lab reports and Civitas papers. Hours: Tuesdays, 8-10pm; Thursdays, 8-10pm
Ryan: Government and Economics majors; good with MLA and APSA. Love Brainstorming and learning about new things (especially history). Hours: Mondays 8-10pm and Tuesdays 8-10pm in the library classroom
Jacob: English, Journalism, and Political Science majors; comfortable with MLA, journalistic writing, and Chicago Style. Hours: Sundays 8-10pm and Thursdays 6-8pm
Taylor: Journalism, English; most comfortable with MLA and journalistic writing. Hours: Tuesdays 3:30-5pm and Mondays 8-10pm
Jack: English and Government majors, American studies minor; good with Chicago, MLA, and creative writing. Hours: Mondays 8-10pm and Thursdays 6-8pm
Justin: English and Econ majors, CIS minor; proficient in MLA style and great with journalistic writing. Hours: Thursdays 3:30-5pm and 8-10pm in the library classroom