Writing Center Tutoring is Now Online!
Starting the second week of classes, the Writing Center will offer synchronous (real-time) online tutoring appointments. You can make your appointment the same way you always have: by logging in or creating an account at https://binghamton.mywconline.com and choosing an appointment that suits your schedule.
We tutor all students, from all disciplines, on all assignments!
The Writing Center provides free tutoring in college writing for all students. Our excellent tutors are available Monday-Friday online to assist you with any assignment from any class—essays, arguments, research papers, reports, analyses, editorials, proposals, abstracts, and lab reports, with critical reading, developing presentations, and citing sources.
Our friendly tutors are here to help every student from every college and school—native speakers and ELL, undergrads and grad students—to become better writer. They guide and consult with you as you work on your written assignment.
For more information on this and other winter/summer courses offered by the Writing Initiative visit: 300-Level Courses
Here’s how to schedule your appointment online: Schedule Your Appointment Online!
What Tutors Do:
Provide insight to college-level writing as we assist students with the following:
- Understanding the assignment
- Writing with audience and purpose in mind
- Topic selection and narrowing
- Focusing a thesis
- Choosing credible source material
- Integrating source material and using academic citation styles such as APA, MLA, Chicago
- Understanding US conventions of Intellectual Property
- Developing logical structure
- Recognizing and resolving sentence-level problems
- Crafting flow, transitions and style
- Choosing appropriate words
- Developing presentations
What Tutors Don't Do:
- Fix the paper
- Proofread or copy edit
We’ll work with you to become a better editor of your own work, but we won’t do it for you.
Library North 2411
Around the corner from the Harpur College Dean's Office
Monday-Thursday 10-4:00, Friday 10-3:15. We will have a few evening appointments available, too: check the online schedule.
Please note that tutoring is not available at times when classes are not in session (for example, during Thanksgiving Break and exam periods: our tutors are students, too!) or during winter and summer sessions.