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Graduate Writing Tutoring

ASU Writing Centers offer a dynamic, supportive learning environment for graduate students who are currently enrolled in 500, 600, or 700 level courses. Tutors from a wide range of degree programs can meet online with currently enrolled ASU graduate students to discuss their writing at any stage of the writing process. Online graduate writing tutoring is available live via Zoom for graduate students.

Currently enrolled ASU graduate students can schedule a 50-minute appointment online live via Zoom in Arizona time in the Graduate Writing Center (Online).  They can also schedule two back-to-back 25-minute appointments in the Writing Center (Online). Writing tutoring for drop-ins is limited and is subject to tutor availability.   Online graduate writing tutoring is available during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Scheduling an Appointment

It is recommended that you schedule appointments at least two weeks in advance.  Graduate students can schedule writing appointments both in the Online Graduate Writing Center and in the Online Writing Center. 

Schedule your appointment

  • Log in using your ASURITE User ID.
  • For the Graduate Writing Center, select "Graduate Writing" as the reason. For the Writing Center, select "Writing" as the reason. You can schedule back-to-back (a total of two 25-minute appointments) in the Writing Center (Online) for a total of 50 minutes. 
  • Choose an appointment time that fits your schedule.
  • Appointments are offered in Arizona time. Find out what time it is in Arizona.

A confirmation email will be sent to your ASU email address with detailed instructions, including the URL address of the tutoring room in Zoom.

Need to cancel your appointment?  Use our guide on how to cancel your appointment.  Read about our appointment policies.

Please call (480) 965-9072 if you need help scheduling, changing, or canceling your appointment.  Learn more about Using Zoom and System Requirements.    

If you can't find an appointment, visit our drop-in queue how to guide. 

Please bring the following to your online writing tutoring session: 

  • your assignment instructions
  • an electronic version of your draft

Benefits of Graduate Writing Tutoring

ASU graduate students can work with graduate writing tutors at any stage of the writing process to discuss writing projects.  Graduate students can make an online appointment to meet live via Zoom with a tutor to:

  • Develop or discuss an outline of ideas before beginning to write.
  • Discuss ways to integrate evidence and sources.
  • Consider ways to organize and revise ideas.
  • Review guidelines for proper citations of sources.
  • Review grammar and sentence style options.

Interested in becoming a graduate writing tutor?

Learn more about being a graduate writing tutor.