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What is The Writing Center?

East-West University offers free, hour-long writing tutorials at the Writing Center, now

located at the central Tutoring Lab in the Student Life Center, Room SLC- 501.

Tutors are available to assist all currently enrolled students with any stage of the

writing process, including the following:

• Getting started with writing

• Strengthening organization

• Improving writing style

• Clarifying language

• Improving English writing fluency

• Reviewing basic grammar and punctuation

• Addressing APA and MLA style questions

• Citing references

• Formatting in Word

• Research (including using EBSCO, assessing sources, and incorporating


How to Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, come in during open hours or email Walk-ins are welcome, but it is not guaranteed that a

tutor will be available to assist you unless you have an appointment.


Students can view the Writing Center Appointment Schedule online at:


What to Bring to Your Tutoring Appointment

When you come to the Writing Center for a tutorial, make sure to bring the following:

1. Your instructor’s assignment guidelines/directions (either from your syllabus,

textbook, or handout);

2. A printed (typed) or handwritten hard copy of any writing you may have

completed so far;

3. Your textbook; and

4. Pen and paper


Tutoring Hours for Winter 2016

Mondays 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Wednesdays 8:00- 11:00 a.m.