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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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Events & Info Meetings


Congratulations to those who were recognized this year for their accomplishments.

Stefanie Sydelnik - Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (Office of the Provost)

Zachary BarberEdward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student (Office of the Provost)

Emily Lowman - Julietta Wolf-Foster Outstanding Consultant Award (WSAP)

Undergraduate Writing Colloquium (WSAP):

  • First Place: Chloe Campbell, Regan Collins, 
    Angie (Quynh-Anh Lan) Pham, Atalanta Ritter, Austen Walker
  • Honorable Mentions: Elianna Dunster, Megan Emery, 
    Isabella Mihok, Sherif Negm, Nora Rooney, Demetrius Sadler, Katherine Serna, Grace van der Meer


Limited writing consultant appointments will be available throughout the summer. Make an appointment or message if you would like to make a request for a date/time that is not already listed.

To accommodate students' summer plans, all appointments default to take place Online (via Zoom), but these can be held in-person when preferred.

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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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