Writing Center

**The Writing Center is Closed for Winter Break.  It will reopen on January 26, 2022.**

**Spring 2022:  If you are visiting the Writing Center for in-person assistance with the draft of a paper, please bring at least one hard copy of your paper.  Or you can have an electronic version ready for access on your laptop or a computer in the Center.  Tutors cannot assist with papers on your phone or other small devices.

Spring 2022 Hours of Operation:

Mondays through Thursdays 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sundays 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

**Finals week schedule is Sunday, May 8 through Wednesday, May 11.  Tutor availability is limited.**

Appointments must be made 16 or more hours in advance.  

 **See instructions on how to book an appointment.**

Cancellations must be made 3 or more hours prior to the scheduled session.

**In-person Drop-in Schedule (No Appointment Needed) beginning January 30 with Allyson Voerg: Mondays 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Tuesdays 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  *Last day May 3.

**In-person Drop-in Schedule (No Appointment Needed) beginning January 30 with Emma Yusko: Wednesdays 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sundays 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  *Last day May 4.

**In-person Drop-in Schedule (No Appointment Needed) beginning February 17 with Kiley Kerns: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  *Last day April 28. 

How we help you!  The Writing Center provides free writing assistance for SUNY Oswego students across the disciplines and all class ranks.  Our tutors are committed to assist students throughout the various stages of the writing process, including understanding writing assignments, getting started on papers by brainstorming and outlining, and revising drafts.  The Writing Center is NOT an editing service. Therefore, students will come prepared to discuss their writing prompts and papers in a collaborative and welcoming atmosphere.

Please take a moment to click the following link to ensure a successful tutoring experience Writing Center Expectations, Preparation, and Policies.

Choosing a Writing Tutor

Decide which writing tutors are best for you by reading their tutor bios and viewing courses tutors have taken with writing assignments as well as the documentation/citation styles they are comfortable using.


Writing Center Resources

Contact Us

Steven Smith
Writing Center Director
Penfield Library 113