Writing Tutoring

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Tatianna Williams Ascott
Director of Academic Support



West Campus, W110

Fall 2023 Hours

9:30am – 7:00pm

9:30am – 2:30pm

What We Offer

The CT State Norwalk Writing Center is the area in the Tutoring Center where students can get help with their writing assignments. We can help you with:

  1. Understanding writing assignments
  2. Brainstorming
  3. Drafting
  4. Outlining
  5. Critical reading/thinking
  1. Researching
  2. Documentation
  3. Revision
  4. Editing

Writing tutoring is available for many writing tasks including brainstorming, outlining, and revision. Writing tutors help with papers for CT State Norwalk courses in any discipline, college admission statements, and scholarship application essays. Some of our writing tutors are also ESL specialists who have extensive experience working with English language learners. Writing tutoring is free and is available in-person and online.

Making the most of your visit

students study group with ipad To make the best use of every session, you should:

  • come well before the paper is due
  • bring a copy of the assignment instructions
  • bring any work you have already completed
  • bring necessary materials for completing the assignment (textbooks, articles, etc.), instructor feedback, your course syllabus, etc.
  • expect your tutor to help you to work on your paper
  1. Click Make an Appointment
  2. Enter your NetID and password when prompted
  3. Click Tutoring Appointments on the left
  4. Click Request a Tutoring Appointment
  5. On the appointment page, choose Writing (ESL) or Writing
  6. Click Check Availability
  7. Select a convenient appointment time and the location you prefer (on campus or online)
  8. Click Submit
  1. Click Submit a Paper
  2. Upload your paper and assignment
  3. You will receive your paper back with comments and suggestions in 2-3 business days
  4. You may resubmit your paper for a second review after you make the recommended changes
  1. Download and install Teams for free on your computer. Also available on the Apple App Store or Google Play for your mobile device. It is recommended that you install the Teams client on your computer, and not just use the browser version. However, Chrome, Firefox, or Edge are supported. Safari on macOS is not recommended.
  2. Log in with your NetID and password (Forgot your NetID password?)
  3. For tutoring appointments, join the VLC Tutoring Team 
  4. For writing appointments, join the VLC Writing Team