For the Spring 2015 semester, 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

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  11 am - 12 pm 11 am - 12 pm 11 am - 12 pm 11 am - 12 pm 11 am - 12 pm
  3 pm - 5 pm 3 pm - 5 pm 3 pm - 5 pm 3 pm - 5 pm  
8 pm - 10 pm 8 pm - 10 pm 8 pm - 10 pm 8 pm - 10 pm 8 pm - 10 pm  

How to Make an Appointment

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

Online Writing Assistance

We offer two options for online writing assistance: a live writing consultant or the automated Turnitin service. These two services are detailed below so you can determine which one works best for you.


  • Allow approximately 2-3 business days for feedback (or less)
  • 5 pages of content maximum (except Turnitin Originality checker)
  • Pick ONE category to receive feedback on:
    • Organization
    • Content development & support
    • Style and clarity
    • Grammar/mechanics
    • Originality
  • Only one focus is permitted for online consultations

Live Writing Consultant

To be matched with a writing consultant for online assistance, please email your paper as an attachment to

You must include the following information in the body of the email sthat 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.