Writing

Fall 2014

Student & Faculty Resources

Writing Tutoring Begins Tuesday, September 2nd

Newtown Campus: 

Please stop in, call 215-968-8044, click on the Schedule Appointment link, or click on the Appointment Request link above to schedule or request an appointment. Drop-in hours for quick questions are also available.  Just walk-in to the Center during the times listed below (second table down).  Please stop in L210 or call with any questions. 


DAYTIME
(By Appointment)
Monday  8:30am-7:00pm
Tuesday  8:30am-7:00pm
Wednesday  8:30am-7:00pm
Thursday  8:30am-7:00pm
Friday  8:30am-3:30pm

Upper Bucks Campus:

The Tutoring Center at UBC is located in the North Building, Room 003.  Please stop in, call 215-258-7721, click on the Schedule Appointment link, or click on the Appointment Request link above to schedule or request an appointment. Please call Newtown at 215-968-8044 if you have any questions or if you need further assistance.
 

Writing Tutoring Begins Wednesday, September 3rd.

 
DAY
TIME

Tuesday

10:00am - 12:00pm
4:30pm-6:30pm

Wednesday

12:00pm - 2:00pm
4:30pm-6:30pm

Thursday

11:00am - 1:00pm
4:30pm-6:30pm

 

Lower Bucks Campus: 

The Tutoring Center at LBC is located in the Library.  Please stop in, call 267-685-4825, click on the Schedule Appointment link, or click on the Appointment Request link above to schedule or request an appointment. Please call Newtown at 215-968-8044 if you have any questions or if you need further assistance.
 
Writing Tutoring Begins Tuesday, September 2nd.
 
DAY
TIME

Monday

10:00am - 1:00pm

Tuesday

1:00pm - 3:30pm

Wednesday  10:00am - 1:00pm
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Thursday

1:00pm - 3:30pm
4:00pm - 6:30pm

 

Virtual Campus: 

Please call 215-968-8044 to request a Real-Time Online Tutoring appointment for Writing (including reading, study skills, and AESL), click on Schedule Appointment; or submit an Tutoring Appointment Request.  Please note that all appointments must be scheduled in advance.

Online Writing Form: To submit a paper or writing assignment to our asynchronous (not real-time) online tutoring form, please click on the link above. For information about real-time online tutoring, please click on the Online Tutoring link on the left-hand side.

Writing Tutors can assist currently enrolled students with writing, reading, study skills, and American English as a Second Language.

Students are permitted to meet with a writing tutor
for two thirty-minute face-to-face or online appointments per day. Second appointments will be scheduled based upon availability. Online writing tutoring counts as an appointment for the day.  If you would like a second Writing appointment for the same class or a different class, please call the Newtown Tutoring Center at 215-968-8044 or submit the Appointment Request Form to schedule.  

Please note:  If you would like to schedule a second appointment for the same class, the appointment start time must be one hour after the first appointment’s end time. For example, if your first appointment is from 10:00am-10:30am, a second appointment can be schedule for 11:30am-12:00pm. 

Please call the Newtown Campus at 215-968-8044 with any questions or concerns.

What We Can Do

  • help you with punctuation, including how to avoid comma splices and fragments
  • help you devise a method that will enable you to overcome spelling problems
  • help you learn how to proofread your papers
  • help you understand an assignment you've been given
  • help you get started on a particular paragraph or essay you are working on
  • help you improve a rough draft you are working on
  • help you with topic sentences for your paragraphs and thesis statements for your essays
  • help you to give your paragraph or essay more focus
  • help you revise or rewrite a paragraph or essay according to your instructor's suggestions
  • help you with all the aspects of your research paper

What We Can't Do

  • write any part of your paragraph or essay for you
  • be of much help if you come to the Center the day your paper is due
  • proofread your paragraph or essay for you
  • help you with an in-class essay
  • guarantee that you will get good grades
  • tutor for placement tests or standardized tests, such as the Praxis, the TOEFL, the NLN, etc.