Writing Center

General Information

Fall Hours 

Sept. 5th-Dec. 15th

Monday through Thursday

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in SMH 115
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. In Consortium Library 110

Friday

12 p.m. to 5 p.m. In SMH 115

Saturday and Sunday

12 p.m. to 5 p.m. In Consortium Library 110

Note:
Last Day of operation this summer: Friday, Aug. 4th

CLOSED: Intersession, August 5th- Sept. 5th; services resume Sept. 5th. 

CLOSED: Nov. 23-26th (Thanksgiving Break)
CLOSED: Dec. 16- Jan. 15th (Winter Break)

Writing Center consultation check-in ends 30 minutes before closing.

Resources for Students

Become a Writing Center Consultant

 

 

Writing CenterOverview

The Writing Center exists as a teaching and learning space for UAA students. The center promotes the use of 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 who deliver the consultations and those who receive it.

The Writing Center consultations complement course-based learning and help contribute to student success. We strive to work closely with students, faculty and administrators to help students become capable, successful writers.

Writing Center Consultations

Writing Center consultants work with students at all levels to help improve and integrate their reading and writing skills into regular study habits through one-on-one discussions of their work. The goal is students’ long-term improvement in their work.

Additionally, the Writing Center serves students for whom English is a second, or even third or fourth, language. Such students come from many departments at UAA and all are welcome to use our services. Because English is structurally different than many of the languages of the world, we understand the challenges that students face when writing academically.

Writing consultations can be a useful resource at any point in the writing process from brainstorming ideas before a paper is written, to looking over a written document. The Writing Center consultants also offer assistance in understanding and using APA, MLA, and Chicago Style formats.

UAA Policies

Our writing consultants comply with the following:

UAA academic honesty and integrity policies 

Academic integrity tutorial and quiz completion

UAA plagiarism guidelines

We encourage all students to review the Consortium Library's student resources page. We are excited to play a role in student success!

 

 

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