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Writing Center: Frequently Asked Questions
 
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  Frequently asked Questions:
 
Where is the Writing Center?
 
The Writing Center is in H.L. Griffin Hall in rooms 107 and 108. H.L. Griffin hall can be located on the campus map.
 
What are the Writing Center hours of operation?
 
Phone 482-5224 for information about the Writing Center hours. They can sometimes vary due to available personnel, but will always be listed on the front page of the website and at the Writing Center itself.
 
What services does the Writing Center provide?
 
The Writing Center provides a place where writing is central. Tutors provide guidance and share experience as writers. The computer lab is available for word processing and internet research.
 
For whom are the Writing Center services available?
 
Writing Center services are available to all University of Louisiana at Lafayette students.
 
What is the cost of using Writing Center services?
 
Writing Center services are free to University of Louisiana at Lafayette students. The English department funds the Writing Center, and the STEP program funds the computer lab.
 
What kind of writing assistance for students is currently available in the Writing Center?
 
Currently, tutors assist writers on a one-to-one basis. Tutors help students at any stage of the writing process, from preliminary brainstorming to drafting and even final editing. In the future, group tutoring will be available.
 
How does one schedule an appointment with a tutor?
 
The tutoring service is a walk-in service. Students can enter the lab and sign up with any available tutor. If a student becomes comfortable working with a particular tutor, the student can request to work with that tutor again. When all the tutors are busy working with students, arriving students can wait for a tutor to become available or can schedule a time to return.
 
Who tutors in the Writing Center?
 
Tutors in the Writing Center are usually students themselves. Student tutors relate to common writing problems faced by their peers. Usually tutors are English majors who are advanced undergraduates or graduate students. Instructors also participate in the tutoring process.
 

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