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.
Sally Monserud Hall, Room 115
Monday through Thursday
Writing Center consultation check-in ends 30 minutes before closing.
Summer 2016 Closures
April 30 - May 15
May 30, Memorial Day
July 4-5, Independence Day Holiday
July 30 - Aug. 29
Our writing consultants comply with the following:
We encourage all students to review the Consortium Library's student resources page. We are excited to play a role in student success!