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Writing Fellows

Student Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Where are the Writing Fellows located?

A. Writing Fellows are located on Central Campus in the William Atkinson (WA) Library, Breakout room 107. Look for the yellow table signs that announce "Writing Fellows."

Q. How do I make an appointment with a Writing Fellow?

A. To make an appointment to see a Writing Fellow, you can click the Writing Fellow staff choice on the left side of the screen, then click the name of the Fellow whose tutoring time meets your schedule. Email your request, and he or she will respond within 24 hours.

Q. Do Writing Fellows accept walk-ins?

A. Yes. Walk-ins are welcome. Even if the Fellow is with another student, please ask to make an appointment.

Q. What is the charge?

A. All tutoring sessions are free of charge.

Q. What should I bring to the Writing Fellows session?

A. Bring your assignment sheet, syllabus, drafts, notes, ideas, resources, and questions.

Q. What will happen during the tutoring session?

A. Writing Fellows tutor all stages of the writing process including prewriting, drafting, revising and editing. They can help students with essays, research papers, speeches, reports and so on. Sessions typically last 30 minutes. Writing Fellows love talking about writing and are eager to provide you with constructive feedback.

Q. What if I cannot come to Central Campus, take online classes, or do not have time during the day?

A. Writing Fellows offer online/email tutoring services. Go to the Student Union and locate the Writing Fellows. Please read the instructions carefully before you submit a paper. You will receive feedback within 48 hours of your submission.

Q. I'm interested in becoming a Writing Fellow; whom do I contact?

A. Contact the Writing Fellow Program director, Dr. Gary Cale. He will schedule a meeting with you to explain the program. His office is BW 243, 517.796.8562. You can also contact him by email at