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Writing Centers

ASU Writing Centers offer a dynamic, supportive learning environment for currently enrolled ASU 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.

Please call (480) 965-9072 if you need help scheduling, changing, or canceling an appointment. Need to cancel your appointment? Use our how to cancel your appointment guide. Read about our appointment policies.   

In-Person Tutoring

In-person tutoring is available across all ASU metropolitan campuses (Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic, Tempe,  and West) during the fall and spring semesters.  You can schedule an in-person appointment during the fall and spring semesters.

Online Tutoring

Online tutoring is provided in Arizona time live via Zoom, which allows you to speak directly with a tutor, share your screen with your writing assignment, and work collaboratively in a whiteboard space with the tutor. The tutor will have a camera and will use audio to communicate with you.  You can schedule an online appointment during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. 

Accessing online tutoring:

UASP online tutoring utilizes Zoom for tutoring sessions. Learn more about Using Zoom and System Requirements

To get started with online tutoring:

  1. Schedule your appointment.
  2. Access live online writing tutoring via your confirmation email or directly through your TutorTrac dashboard.
  3. If you can't find an appointment, visit our drop-in queue how to guide 

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
  • an electronic version of your draft

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
  • review strategies to organize and structure a paper
  • discuss ways to integrate and cite sources
  • engage in writing and revision
  • talk about editing and proofreading strategies
  • find a place to write

Interested in Becoming a Writing Tutor?

Learn more about being a writing tutor.