The Writing Center
Our goal is to help you become a better writer, not just write a better paper.
The Writing Center provides individual and group support for students in all disciplines, at all stages of the writing process.
We are now accepting applications for Spring 2018 writing tutors! Click here to access the application form.
What are we all about? Check out our writing tutor video, created by Maggie Rodrigue ’20.
We believe that all writing has the same overall goal: to communicate clearly to an audience, for a purpose. No matter what kind of assignment you are working on, peer tutors are trained to help you make decisions about how best to communicate your ideas through writing.
We can help you:
- Identify your audience and purpose
- Brainstorm topics
- Develop your argument
- Organize and refine your ideas
- Strengthen language and tone
- Revise a draft
- Learn effective proofreading strategies
Appointments last up to 45-minutes and can be scheduled online at uri.mywconline.com.
The Writing Center is located in Roosevelt Hall 009 (on the lower level, at the end closest to Memorial Union).
We suggest you book in advance to guarantee an appointment during busy times of the semester, but we do often have walk-in availability throughout the day. Please check in at the reception desk in Roosevelt 009 at your designated appointment time.
WANT TO TUTOR IN THE WRITING CENTER?
Our tutors are undergraduate students from all majors across the University who have been trained to work collaboratively with student writers.
If you are interested in becoming a tutor in the Writing Center, you must first successfully complete the 4-credit tutor training course, WRT 353: Issues and Methods of Writing Consultancy. Writing Tutor applications typically open each semester, as spaces are available. Learn more at our Work at the Writing Center page.
Questions? Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.