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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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Zoom Reception Area

If you need help please join our remote reception area through Zoom.

To join use meeting ID 947 6523 6588 or use this link.

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End-of-Semester Events

Write-a-Thon Online: 

The Writing Fellows are here to help with your final papers! We will be offering online tutoring during convenient evening hours throughout the last week of classes and into the reading period.
When: Sunday 12/6-Saturday 12/12; Make an appointment online to reserve your session 

UR Night to Write

As we all work remotely, we want to provide a virtual space and sense of community for students working on final papers. UR students can join this virtual writing group session anytime and write as long as they would like, and writing tutors will be on-hand to answer quick questions in breakout rooms.
When: Monday 12/7, 8-10pm 
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2020Writing Colloquium

The winners of the 2020 Undergraduate Writing Colloquium Contest have been selected! Visit the Colloquium Contest page to view the winning projects.

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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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