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 Regular Schedule Ends Wednesday, May 4

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

*Please click here for our Finals Week Schedule or see it listed by subject below

Regular 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 
  • Thursday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Finals Week Writing Consultant Schedule

  • Thursday/Reading Day May 5: 2:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Friday/Reading Day May 6: Noon - 2:00 pm
  • Saturday May 7: Closed
  • Sunday May 8: 1:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Monday May 9: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm 
  • Tuesday May 10: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday May 11: Noon - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday May 12: Noon - 2:00 pm

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
  • FINALS WEEK HOURS:
    • Friday, 5/6 10:00 am - noon  
    • Tuesday, 5/10 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Biology Tutoring

  • Sunday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • FINALS WEEK HOURS:
    • Sunday, 5/8 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Tuesday, 5/10 2:00 - 4:00 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
  • FINALS WEEK HOURS:
    • Friday, 5/6 4:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Sunday, 5/8 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Monday, 5/9 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday, 5/11 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Math Lab in Duffy 118

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 7:00 - 10:00 pm
  • FINALS WEEK MATH LAB HOURS:
    • Tuesday, 5/10 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Chemistry Tutoring

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • FINALS WEEK HOURS:
    • Monday, 5/9 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • Tuesday, 5/10 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Atrium (Chemistry Tutoring) in the Shields Science Center Atrium

  • Sunday though Thursday: 8:30 - 11:00 pm
  • FINALS WEEK ATRIUM HOURS:
    • Sunday, 5/8 and Thursday, 5/12 8:00 - 10:00 pm
    • Monday, 5/9, Tuesday 5/10, and Wednesday 5/11 4:00 - 5:00 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
  • FINALS WEEK HOURS
    • Friday, 5/6 10:00 am - noon
    • Monday, 5/9 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Environmental Studies Tutoring

  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • FINALS WEEK HOURS: Sunday, 5/8 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Genetics Tutoring

  • Wednesday: 7:30-9:30 pm
  • FINALS WEEK HOURS: Wednesday, 5/11 7:30-9:30 pm

Italian Tutoring

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • FINALS WEEK HOURS: Tuesday, 5/10 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Physics Tutoring

  • Sunday: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm in the Atrium, Shields Science Center
  • Thursday: 7:00-10:00 pm
  • FINALS WEEK HOURS:
    • Sunday, 5/8 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • Thursday, 5/12 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Psychology (General) Tutoring

  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Psychology (Statistics) Tutoring

  • Monday: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • FINALS WEEK SCHEDULE: Monday, 5/9 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Quantitative Analysis Tutoring

  • Monday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • FINALS WEEK SCHEDULE: Sunday, 5/8 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Spanish Tutoring

  • Tuesday: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • FINALS WEEK HOURS: 
    • Friday, 5/6 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Monday, 5/9 Noon - 1:00 pm