Writing Center

In-Person Schedule (SMH 115):

Mondays - Fridays: 10 AM - 5 PM

Virtual Writing Consultations Available

The Writing Center's last day open for Summer Semester is August 5th. The center reopens in-person and virtually on September 6th for Fall Semester.

Virtual Schedule:

Mondays - Fridays: 10 AM - 8 PM (More Information)

Closures:

August 6th - Sept. 6th
November 11th 
November 23rd-27th
December 16th to January 22nd

Resources for Students

How things work - Writing Center Guide

Writing Resources

Become a Writing Center Consultant

 

a couple of students sitting at tables in the writing centerOverview

Writing Center Guide

The Writing Center is a learning and study space for UAA students and the Anchorage community. We offer support for academic writing in all disciplines as a tool for learning, communicating, self-expression and critical thinking. Students are the primary focus of our work: both the students we employ and those we tutor. We strive to help students become better writers without losing their unique voice.

Writing Consultants work with students at all levels to help improve their writing skills through one-on-one discussions of their work. Writing consultations can be a useful resource at any point in the writing process, such as brainstorming, expanding ideas, polishing, or even understanding and using APA, MLA, and Chicago Style formats. We work closely with students, faculty, and administrators to help students become capable, successful writers. Additionally, the Writing Center serves students for whom English is a second, or even third or fourth, language. We offer help managing the challenges that students face when writing academically in a secondary language.

Writing Center Consultations: Walk-in, email, and Live Appointments

Come write with us in-person--no appointment necessary!--in room 115 of the Sally Monserud Hall (see current hours in the sidebar). Email Consultations are completed drop-box style and returned within 72 hours. Live Appointments are held via Zoom and scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. 

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UAA Policies

Our writing consultants comply with the following:

UAA academic honesty and integrity policies