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Writing Centers

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. Students can utilize 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

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

Accessing Tutoring

To get started with tutoring:

  • Schedule your appointment.
  • Access live writing tutoring in your chosen modality either in one of our physical centers or online directly through your TracCloud dashboard.

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

In-Person Tutoring

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

In-person locations    
Downtown: UCENT 101 602-496-4278 Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Fri: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Polytechnic: CNTR 160 480-727-1452 Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Fri: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tempe: Noble 280 480-965-4272 Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. | Fri: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
West Valley: Fletcher Library, 1st Floor 602-965-0161 Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Fri: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

 

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. 

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

Online    
Online Writing Center, Zoom 480-965-9072

Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. | Fri: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Sun: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Interested in Becoming a Writing Tutor?

Learn more about being a writing tutor.