The Center for Writing & Academic Achievement

The Center for Writing and Academic Achievement (CWAA) provides welcoming, peer-based academic support in a comfortable and inclusive environment. Our services cover all academic disciplines and support students at various points in their academic careers. We believe in fostering confidence and a positive attitude in tutors and tutees alike, while encouraging a love of learning beyond the classroom. The CWAA is located in MacPhaidin Library, room 314.

Spring 2016 Semester Information

The CWAA will open for tutoring Sunday, January 24, 2016

The CWAA schedule varies from semester to semester and depends upon the type of service and subject that you are seeking. Tutoring is not offered over the summer or winter break. All sessions are offered on a drop-in basis; see the schedules below. Please bring your syllabus, class notes or assignment, and text to have a successful session

New Satellite Locations

The CWAA has expanded services to offer tutoring in Writing, Math, Accounting and Economics in the Sport Complex's Grant Study Lounge (2nd floor), and Physics in the Atrium. Just look for the italicized SpoCo or Atrium on the schedules below.  

Professional Writing Consultants Available by Appointment

If you would like to schedule an appointment with a Professional Writing Consultant, please contact the Director, Devon Sprague.  

Spring 2016 Drop-in Peer Tutoring Hours

Writing Consultant Schedule

  • Sunday: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Monday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm in the CWAA and 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm in the SpoCo
  • Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm in the CWAA and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Spoco
  • Thursday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Subject Tutoring Schedules

The CWAA provides drop-in hours for a variety of subjects. Subjects may be added throughout the semester, depending on demand. Unless otherwise noted, subject tutoring sessions are held in the Center for Writing & Academic Achievement, MacPhaidin Library, Room 314. Please note: the CWAA is closed on Fridays and Saturdays. 

Accounting Tutoring

  • Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm in the Spoco

Biology Tutoring

  • Sunday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 Calculus Tutoring

  • Sunday: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Monday: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm in the Spoco
  • Wednesday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Math Lab in Duffy 118

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Chemistry Tutoring

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Atrium (Chemistry Tutoring) in the Shields Science Center Atrium

  • Sunday though Thursday: 8:30 - 11:00 pm

Economics Tutoring

  • Monday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the CWAA 
  • Wednesday: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm in the Spoco

Environmental Studies Tutoring

  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Genetics Tutoring

  • Wednesday: 7:30-9:30 pm

Italian Tutoring

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Physics Tutoring

  • Sunday: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm in the Atrium, Shields Science Center
  • Thursday: 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Psychology (General) Tutoring

  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Psychology (Statistics) Tutoring

  • Monday: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Quantitative Analysis Tutoring

  • Monday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Spanish Tutoring

  • Tuesday: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm