In the Workshop, the Writing Project offers one-on-one writing assistance to writers in any course and at any phase of the writing process. Students can reserve a conference or drop in during open hours. Walk-in clients will be welcomed as time permits on a first-come, first-served basis. All conferences are held in the Center for Learning and Teaching on the first floor of Kanbar Hall. To reserve a conference, use our on-line reservation calendar.
Writing Assistants conducted over 500 conferences in the Writing Workshop during the academic year 2012-13, in addition to more than 1000 conferences in connection with Writing Project courses.
Monday-Wednesday, 7:30-10:00 p.m.
Thursday afternoon, 2:45-5:00 p.m.
TIPS: How to have a successful conference
The Workshop is run by students for students... so take advantage of this unique opportunity to get some helpful feedback from your peers!
"[The Writing Assistant] helped me to envision where I wanted the paper to take me."
"[The Writing Assistant] was great. She was very helpful and reenergized me about my topic."
"My writing assistant was an excellent help. She focused on exactly what I asked and provided insightful help."
"He gave me wonderful feedback and helped me identify weaknesses and strengths."
"My ideas coming into the conference were pretty scattered and I got ideas about how to tie them together and narrow my focus."
"In terms of organizing, the Writing Assistant provided me with several ideas as to how to go about structuring my thoughts."