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Writing Centers

ASU Writing Centers offer a dynamic, supportive learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students at any stage of the writing process. Tutors from a wide range of majors help students hone writing skills and gain confidence in their writing.

Benefits of Writing Tutoring

All writers — all ASU undergraduate or graduate students — can benefit from visiting the Writing Center to:

  • explore, plan, and develop ideas
  • organize and structure a paper
  • integrate and cite sources
  • engage in writing and revision
  • discuss editing and proofreading strategies
  • find a place to write

In-Person Writing Tutoring

ASU students can schedule a 30-minute, in-person appointment for one-on-one writing tutoring. Writing tutoring for walk-ins may be limited and is subject to tutor availability. Please be sure to call the appropriate campus writing center if you need to change or cancel your appointment.  Please click on the campus names below to view the centers' locations, hours of operation, and phone numbers.  To schedule a one-on-one writing appointment in one of the writing centers, please view the schedule of available sessions and select an appointment time.  

For information about graduate student writing appointments, please schedule an appointment by visiting Graduate Writing Center.


Downtown Phoenix Polytechnic Tempe West
602-496-4278 480-727-1452 480-965-9072 602-543-6169

University Center Building (UCENT), Room 101
University Center


  • Writing tutoring at the Downtown Phoenix campus is closed for the summer. Tutoring will resume in August 2018.

Academic Center Building, Room 160

Academic Center


  • Writing tutoring at the Polytechnic campus is closed for the summer. Tutoring will resume in August 2018.

Please note that Summer 2018 writing tutoring will take place in the Student Pavilion on the 3rd floor. Summer writing tutoring is available May 16 through August 9.

Student Pavilion, 3rd floor

Student Pavilion


  • Monday & Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday & Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Fletcher Library, LL2

Fletcher Libary


  • Writing tutoring at the West campus is closed for the summer. Tutoring will resume in August 2018.

Please bring the following to your tutoring appointment:

  • your ASU Sun Card (you will need to check in and present your ID)
  • your assignment instructions
  • a printed draft, if you have one


Online Writing Tutoring

Need help with a paper and can't get to campus? Try online writing tutoring, accessible anywhere you have an Internet connection. Have questions? Please call 480-965-9072.

English Conversation Practice

The Polytechnic Writing Center offers international students a safe space to practice their English speaking skills in a small, interactive group. Students are welcome to come on their own or with friends. Don’t have anything specific you want to talk about? Don’t worry. We'll have conversation topics and activities ready for you.

Spring 2018 English conversation hours at the Polytechnic Writing Center are Thursdays from 3 - 4 p.m.

Sign up online or call 480-965-9072.

Interested in Becoming a Writing Tutor?

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