The ARC has several writing consultants available to help you with all stages of your writing projects for any course. Writing consultants are available by appointment or during drop-in hours.

Drop-in Hours

Writing consultants are available to meet with students several times a day during drop-in hours; they are also available outside of those drop-in hours for individual or small group appointments. Stop by the ARC to learn more.

How to Make an Appointment

To make a face-to-face appointment with a writing consultant, please complete our contact form, contact the ARC by email (, phone (734.995.7460), or drop in. The ARC is located on the first floor of Zimmerman Library.

Online Writing Assistance

We offer asynchronous online writing assistance with a writing consultant. Please follow these instructions:

You must include the following information in the body of an email ( so that our writing consultants can best assist you:

  • Full name & F00 #
  • Course AND instructor name
  • Brief assignment description & DUE DATE
  • Include your thesis/main point
  • Please select ONE of the five areas that you would like feedback on
    • Organization
    • Content development & support
    • Style and clarity
    • Grammar/Mechanics
    • Originality (citations, originality, automated Turnitin service)

See you online soon!

Be advised, if the writing consultants feel it would be better to meet in person to discuss your paper, one of them will contact you directly. You are also invited —as always— to come in for a face-to-face appointment for additional clarity on feedback delivered here, or for a more interactive session.