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2017 Graduating Writing and Speaking Fellows

Writing & Speaking Center

Schedule an appointment, visit during walk-in hours, or try our online tutoring platform.

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Graduate Writing Support

We assist graduate students from across all disciplines through workshops, writing groups, and boot camps.

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Course Offerings

Including classes for undergraduate and graduate students as well as speakers of other languages.

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Events & Info Meetings

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May 22, 2017

Summer Tutoring

All summer Writing and Speaking Center Appointments will be held in RR304!

Email for appointments or grad students can schedule online!

April 17, 2017


All summer Writing and Speaking Center Appointments will be held in RR304!

The writing consultants will be offering tutoring hours until May 12th, by appointment.

If you cannot find an available appointment  online, you may be added to our waiting list by calling 273-3584 or stopping by the Writing and Speaking Center office, RRL G-121.

March 31, 2017

Writing Colloquium Contest

The WSAP is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Undergraduate Writing Colloquium Contest.

View the winners here (Includes downloadable links)

February 28, 2017

Spring Break Hours

During spring break tutoring will be closed from Sunday 3/12 to Sunday 3/19.

February 14, 2017

Conversation Practice Sessions

The speaking fellows are excited to announce the launch of a new service: conversation practice! During these sessions, students will be able to practice professional, academic, or casual conversation.

Conversation practice is available Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays from 7:00-10:00 pm and Wednesdays from 3:00-5:00 pm and 7:00-10:00 pm.

February 6, 2017

Colloquium and Julietta Awards

Nominations for the Julietta Wolf-Foster Outstanding Writing Consultant Award will be accepted February 13 through March 24. Nominate a consultant here!

Submissions for the Annual Undergraduate Writing Contest will be open February 13 through March 13!

Tutoring appointments are open for scheduling here.

January 16, 2017

Tutoring for Spring 2017

Writing Consultant appointments will be available beginning Monday, January 23.

Writing Fellows will be opening Sunday, January 29.

Speaking Fellows will be opening Monday, January 30.

Click here for updated tutoring hours.

December 28, 2016

Winter Break Office Hours

The main office will be open for our normal hours over winter break (8am-12pm) and closed on the 2nd of January.

Upcoming Events

The Writing Fellows will be hosting Write-a-Thon from 2pm Sunday April 30th until 8am Monday May 1st!

The Fellows will not be offering hours after Write-a-Thon, so plan ahead for your tutoring needs!

UR Night to Write will take place Monday May 1st!

Did you know?

You can join our team. Apply for available positions, including tutors, teachers, and staff.

We have anywhere from X to Y writing tutors available during normal office hours.

2017 Graduating Writing and Speaking Fellows

2017 Graduating Writing and Speaking Fellows

Congratulations to the 2017 Graduating Writing and Speaking Fellows!

Writing Colloquium

The 2017 Undergraduate Writing Colloquium contest winners can be found here.

Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program

The Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program leads the effort to build a strong community of writers, readers, and researchers, guided by advice from an interdisciplinary faculty committee.

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Want more information about the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program? Contact us.