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The Writing Center welcomes all student writers, from first-year students to those in graduate programs, from students who find writing challenging to experienced writers looking to be even more effective.

Every writer can benefit from feedback and individual attention. Tutors are trained to support both native speakers of English and English Language Learners to develop and enhance writing skills. Tutors are trained to work with large-scale Graduate-level projects. Additionally, Graduate students can request to work with the Director or Professional Tutor. During half-hour and hour-long tutoring sessions, trained tutors assist students with any stages of the writing process: selecting a topic, brainstorming, outlining, drafting, organization, research, documentation, and revision. Appointments are required. Accommodations for online tutoring can be made via Zoom conferencing software upon request.

Use the following Sign-Up Genius link to schedule an online appointment during the period of remote access:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040849A5A628A2F94-writing

Remember to check the box next to the tutor and time that you would like, then scroll to the bottom and click on the orange box that says “submit and sign up.” You will get an email confirmation, and this is how you know that the appointment was made. If you do not get this email confirmation, please call 518-347-7695.

Information for Students

In this section you will find answers to frequently asked questions by students.

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Information for Faculty

Frequently asked questions (and answers) from faculty.

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Writing Center Resources

Please go here to find our helpful handouts and videos!

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Students and tutors work collaboratively in the Writing Center, where we offer free tutoring to all Saint Rose students. Students are tutored by trained graduate students and the Writing Center Director. We assist students in every major, from first-year through graduate-level, with all stages of the writing process:

  • Understanding an assignment
  • Brainstorming ideas
  • Clarifying a thesis statement
  • Organizing
  • Developing ideas
  • Style and clarity
  • Research and documentation
  • MLA, APA, and Chicago Style
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Revision