Contact the Writing Center
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During spring 2015, consultants are available:
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM on Monday through Friday;
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM on Sunday;
The Writing Center is closed on Saturdays.
The Writing Center
The VU Writing Center, located on the 1st Floor of the Christopher Center, provides trained and experienced Writing Consultants to talk with you about your writing concerns. They can help you with writing assignments from any discipline by offering strategies, questions, guidance–and just by listening. Their goal is that you become a credible, more confident writer, who is able to make the best choices in any writing situation.
- Citation help: APA, MLA, ACS, Chicago, etc.
- Using active or passive voice
- Editing and formatting suggestions
- Thesis statement, developing ideas
- Resume and cover letter language
- Still not sure what they do?
Graduate Tutoring Center - Helps with Grad Student Writing
The tutors in the Graduate Tutoring Lab can offer suggestions on the organization of papers, assist in research and citation, and/or help in understanding difficult assignments. To make an appointment, visit tutor.valpo.edu and sign up for Graduate Peer Tutoring. Select “Search Availability”; then, go to the “Centers” button and select “Graduate Peer Tutoring.”
During Spring 2015, the Writing Center can also provide writing and citing advice to graduate students. Visit the Writing Center's webpage for details of how to set up an appointment or when to stop by.