Writing Center

Help with Writing

Undergraduate Peer Tutors help you to:

  • Understand the demands of a writing assignment
  • Brainstorm topic ideas
  • Formulate a thesis
  • Clarify ideas and wording
  • Organize paragraphs
  • Integrate, cite, and reference sources
  • Learn to revise and proofread your own paper

 A Professional Writing Tutor is available for students who need a more intensive level of support. Use this form to schedule a session with our professional writing consultant.

                MSW Students

  • Graduate students enrolled in the MSW program at our satellite campuses may contact the Professional Writing Tutor at writingcenter@maryu.marywood.edu.
  • The Professional Writing Tutor will provide feedback via email.
  • Please specify your writing concerns: organization, APA formatting and style, grammar, etc.
  • Please allow 2 to 3 days turnaround time to receive your feedback. 

The Professional Writing Tutor is available:

Mon. and Wed. 10-3:30

Tues. and Thurs. 10-noon

Appointments highly recommended.

at Satellite Campuses

What will the Professional Writing Tutor do for me?

      The Professional Writing Tutor will 

  • Read your paper, focusing on the concerns you specify in your email request:  organization, APA style and formatting and style, grammar, etc. 
  • Insert instructive feedback into your document using the Microsoft Word comment feature.
  • Provide links to online sources that offer rules and models for APA format and style, grammar, and punctuation
  • Return your paper to you via email

PLEASE NOTE: The Professional Writing tutor offers tutoring services, not editing and proofreading services. That means that her job is to help you to become a stronger writer. It is expected that you will make every effort to learn through the tutoring process so that you become a stronger writer and better able to understand the rules of APA formatting and style, grammar, and punctuation.