Writing Center

Writing Center student workers

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 Summer Hours

Sunday Closed
Monday Closed

8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.


Friday Closed
Saturday Closed

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 nationally certified peer tutor/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:

Sam: Business, Economics, and English majors. Enjoys creative writing. Hours: Thursdays 3:30-5 and 8-10. 

Baylee: Elementary Ed; Good with APA, MLA, and FYS writing. Hours: Tuesdays 8-10 and Wednesdays 8-10

Zach: English, Secondary Ed.; specialties: religion writing, creative writing, idea brainstorming. Hours: Mondays 8-10 (library) and Thursdays 6-8. 

Olivia: English, Psychology, and Bio (Civitas); comfortable with Bio lab reports and most other types of writing. Hours: Wednesdays 8-10 and Thursdays 8-10. 

Justin: English and Econ majors, CIS minor. Proficient in MLA style and great with journalistic writing. Hours: Tuesdays 3:30-5 and Thursdays 8-10 (library).

Taylor: Journalism, English, and Spanish; most comfortable with MLA and journalistic writing. Hours: Tuesdays 8-10 and Wednesdays 7-9. 

Hannah: Government and Religion major, American Studies minor. Good with Civitas classes and MLA/Chicago. Specialty: can recite all the nations of the world. Hours: Sundays 8-10 (library) and Tuesdays 8-10. 

Cheyenne: Elementary Ed. major, minor in Reading and ENL. Mondays and Wednesdays 8-10 pm

Sophie: Religion, CIVT, MLA, baby goats; Speciality: lived with Hannah and their robot, Oliver. Hours: Sundays 8-10 and Tuesdays 8-10 (library). 

Cortney: Sociology, Spanish, and Media Studies; Best with formatting, organization, creative writing, and MLA. Hours: Tuesdays 3:30-5 and Thursdays 6-8. Also English Conversation Table Thursdays 3-4. 

Jasmin: Psychology and Special Education majors with minors in Children and Youth, American Sign Language, and Sociology (Civitas); best with APA and Psych research writing. Hours: Tuesdays 8-10, Wednesdays 8-10 (library).

Britt: Journalism and English majors, Business Administration minor; Specialties: essay writing, journalistic writing, MLA, and AP styles. Hours: Tuesdays 8-10.

Liz: Biology major (ecology and environmental science emphasis) and Spanish; Specialty: lab reports and applications. Hours: Sundays 8-10 and Mondays 8-10.

Andrea: Journalism, German, and English (Civitas); enjoys working with creative writing, journalism, and English papers; Good with AP, MLA, and Chicago Manual Style. Hours: Sundays 8-10, Thursdays 8-10.