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Writing and Speaking Center


Writing and Speaking Center

The Writing and Speaking Center provides tutoring services to undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty.

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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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Writing Studies Minor

The Writing Studies Minor offers an extended study of writing, speaking, and argument for students from all disciplines.

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Graduate Instructors Needed

The Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program is hiring for graduate teaching opportunities for the 2020-2021 academic year! To learn more about these opportunities, please visit our Graduate Employment page. To help prepare application materials, the program will be holding the following course description workshops. Please RSVP for the workshops through the registration page.

Peer Review of Course Description Drafts
When: January 24, 2020 from 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.


December 9, 2019

Writing and Speaking Tutoring

The Writing Consultants are now open! The undergraduate Writing and Speaking Fellows open on February 2.

2020Writing Colloquium

Submissions are now open for the 2020 Undergraduate Writing Colloquium Contest. The deadline to submit your writing is Wednesday, March 4. Learn more about how to enter.

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We have tutoring hours almost every day! See our current hours by selecting Hours and Locations under the Tutoring tab on the main menu.

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

Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Food Pantry

The Food Pantry is a University of Rochester initiative dedicated to tackling the rising issue of student food insecurity on campus. Their mission is to meet the necessary food and personal care needs of our Arts, Science & Engineering undergraduate and graduate students so that they can focus on their college experience. To learn more about the Food Pantry, how it works, or how to donate items, please visit the link below.

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