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.
WE ARE OPEN BUT ONLINE! See below.
|Monday||8:00 - 10:00 p.m|
|Friday||8:00 - 10:00 p.m|
WE ARE STILL UP AND RUNNING! Due to the virus, all of our consultations will be 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. Our tutors--now working remotely from home--have much more flexible schedules. 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 (our summer writing tutor): English, Music, and Religion, with a Philosophy minor; comfortable with MLA and Chicago; also loves to help with art, Civitas, FYS, English, religion, and music papers. Additionally enjoys working on grammar, punctuation, and planning/brainstorming papers, and especially enjoys working with international students. Hours: Mondays and Fridays 8-10pm.
Sarah: Biology and Spanish majors; good with scientific reports, APA formatting, and English essays. Hours:
Najma: Philosophy and Communications majors, English minor; all-around wonderful person. Great with MLA and APA. Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-5pm.
Mia: Biology and ASL. Comfortable with Civitas, APA, and environmental writing. Hours: Sundays 8-10pm and Wednesdays 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 8-10pm and Wednesdays 7-9pm.
Nolan: STEM and SEED majors. Hours: Sundays and Thursdays 7-9pm.
Noah: English and Secondary Ed. Hours: Sundays 7-9pm, Wednesdays 8-10pm, and Thursdays 7-9pm.
Destiny: English and French majors, Government and MDFL minors; good with French, Civitas, and Journalism, world traveler, loves working with freshmen. Hours: Tuesdays 3:30-5pm and Thursdays 6-7pm.
Katie: Nursing, Sociology, and German; loves working with FYS papers; will likely brighten your day. Hours: Mondays 7-9pm and Tuesdays 8-10pm.
Anna: Business Administration, Economics, Government, and Spanish majors; Pre-law; Biology 110 TA; Civitas; loves sharks. Hours: Tuesdays 7-9pm and Thursdays 3:30-5pm.
Kristy: English with writing emphasis. Hours: Mondays 8-10pm and Tuesdays in the library classroom 8-10pm.
Shauna: English and Journalism; conflicted about the serial comma; great with MLA, Civitas, and AP style. Hours: Mondays 7-10pm and Thursdays 9-10pm.
Rebekah: Journalism and STEM majors; comfortable with MLA, APA, and journalistic writing. Also good with formatting chemistry lab reports and Civitas papers. If you have sugary cookies, please bring some to share. Hours: Tuesdays 8-10pm and Thursdays 6-8pm.
Carla: Political Science, Spanish, and Philosophy majors. Can tutor in Spanish. Hours: Sundays 8-10pm and Tuesdays in the library classroom 8-10pm.
Lauren: Biology major with minors in English and History; comfortable with Civitas, FYS writing, and lab papers. Hours: Tuesdays 7-9pm and Wednesdays 8-10pm
Ellie: Biochemistry and Physics; loves to help with Civitas classes and FYS papers. Hours: Wednesdays 7-9pm and Thursdays 8-10pm.
(We do trade shifts sometimes, so please check the schedule on augie.mywconline.com for the most up-to-date schedule)