Following the University’s decision to pivot to online, distance learning, the CAE is actively providing academic support, including writing support, using online tutoring sessions via WCOnline. Please review the landing page on WCOnline for more information on how to book an appointment.
Please note that writing support will be offered throughout the semester, including the week of final exams.
The UWC offers:
We serve students, staff, and faculty across the campus and across disciplines.
The mission of the UWC is to encourage inquiry about writing across the curriculum and assists clients (i.e., students, faculty, and staff), in any stage of the writing process through individual consultation, including brainstorming a topic, structuring an essay, or revising. We strive to create an academic community of independent writers who are able to recognize strategies in order to improve their writing.
The UWC serves as a discourse community centered on conversation. Both the client and the writing specialist will be asking and answering questions, reading the paper together, and engaging in a dialogue about what works and what does not. By looking for solutions and strategies together, the client maintains ownership of the paper and learns from this process of problem solving. In support of discourse, our core values include the following:
Writing and language specialists go through rigorous and continuous training throughout the semester as well as routine evaluation. If you’re interested in becoming a writing or language specialist, visit our employment page.