Welcome to the Fairfield University Writing Center:
The Writing Center provides all University students, regardless of major or concentration, with the writing support they need. Students can work directly with a peer tutor at any stage of the writing process, from how to get started to revising a draft.
As a general reminder, please remember that tutors cannot work with students on exams. Students are responsible for marking sure that any work they bring to the Writing Center is work that they are allowed to receive feedback on prior to submission. Please clarify with your professor first if you have any questions about their expectations regarding independent work or take-home assignments.
While our tutors do not provide "general editing" services, they will help students develop the skills that all effective writers need to succeed at the University and beyond.
Welcome to the Fairfield University Writing Center!
Learn how to register for an account!
Learn how to make an appointment!
Fall 2020 appointments will take place online.
In order to make your online appointment more successful:
You now have the option to upload your project file when making your appointment. We recommend uploading documents in .docx format.
You might also consider converting your project to/composing your project in Google Docs/Sheets/Slides as appropriate. You will then be able to share your project by copying a link into the online tutorial session chat box.
In order to join your online appointment:
Five minutes before your appointment, log into WCOnline, selecting the Online Fall 2020 calendar.
Click on your scheduled appointment.
Click the "Start or Join Online consultation" link on the appointment window.
You may be prompted to allow WCOnline to access your camera and microphone. If so, please allow access in order to conduct your video conference with your tutor.
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