What to Expect

Before the Tutorial

A few simple things can help you get the most out of your tutorial.


  • Arrive on time for your appointment; if you must miss the appointment, be sure to call and inform the Writing Center. (715-232-5284)
  • Bring along at least one hard copy of your paper or writing project. Bring along the assignment whenever possible.
  • Come to the tutorial with specific items to discuss or work on.


  • Wait until the last minute or the day before your writing assignment is due to schedule an appointment; you will not have adequate time to revise and develop your work.


During the Tutorial

Here are several things to keep in mind during the tutorial.


  • Provide the tutor with any relevant information about your progress on and approach to the writing project and your writing process in general.
  • Keep an open mind when sharing your writing and receiving tutor feedback.
  • Take notes during the tutorial which you can use later for revision.


  • Expect the tutor to correct or “fix” your paper for you; the tutor will collaborate with you to solve problems, suggest revisions, etc.
  • Expect the tutor to proofread or edit your work; this is your responsibility.
  • Expect the tutor to discuss or predict your grades on particular assignments; these discussions need to take place with your instructor, not the tutor.
  • Expect the tutor to solve problems which are unrelated to your writing assignment or your progress as a writer.

Contact Information

Main Location
Library, 2nd floor (Robert S. Swanson Learning Center)

Phone: (715) 232-5284

Writing Center Hours

Spring 2014





Satellite Tutoring Hours

Spring 2014


5:00-7:00pm in the MSC, room 110

8:00-10:00pm in South Hall, room 122

8:00-10:00pm in CKTO, room 169

8:00-10:00pm in Fleming, room 007


5:00-7:00pm in the MSC, room 110

7:00-9:00pm in the Library, room 211


5:00-7:00pm in the MSC, room 110

8:00-10:00pm in AFM, room 103

8:00-10:00pm in HKMC, room 131

Note that all students can take advantage of the residence hall hours, whether or not they live in the halls where the tutoring takes place.