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The OWRC will have appointments available starting Monday, January 4th. Our Winter Quarter hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:30am-7:30pm and Sunday 3:30pm-7:30pm. Please schedule appointments using the sign-up tab above.

All appointments are online for Winter 2021.

Due to COVID-19, all appointments will continue to be online.

After booking an appointment through our sign-up page, your tutor will email you a Zoom meeting at the start of your appointment time. You will need to have Zoom installed to attend your appointment. Instructions for downloading and using your Zoom account can be found here.

Satellite site appointments are now available! 

All other OWRC services—including class visits, peer review workshops, and open writing circles —are virtual only for Winter Quarter 2021. Go through out tabs to learn more about what these services look like. 

We ask for your patience and understanding as the OWRC adapts to a new model of tutoring. There will be bumps along the way, but rest assured we are trying our best to help you with your writing.

Who Are Our Tutors?

The OWRC has 35 graduate and undergraduate writing tutors. Our tutors represent over 20 different academic fields and speak more than 30 different languages!

To find a tutor in a particular academic field or who speaks a particular language, take a look at the tutor bios here for more information!

Appointments all booked? Need help after 7pm?

CLUE is the UW’s largest free drop-in tutoring service. They provide tutoring for a variety of subjects, including Writing! CLUE is open every night between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. from Sunday through Thursday until the end of the quarter. Their writing tutors come from a variety of majors and disciplines and can help with any stage of the writing process, from brainstorming to the final draft. They’re experienced in providing support with anything from a class assignment, scholarship application, major application and more. Find them here

Targeted Learning Communties: sign-ups open for Winter 2021! 

Are you taking a reading- or writing-intensive class? Is English your second, third, or fourth language? Then consider joining the Targeted Learning Communities (TLC) program.The TLC program aims to support international and multilingual students as they navigate American classrooms and cultures. The program enables small groups of students to meet weekly for an hour with OWRC tutors. Together, they work to decode academic and cultural norms, practice language acquisition, and develop collaboration skills. Fill out this sign-up form by Saturday January 23rd! TLC is on a first come, first serve basis so sign up as soon as you can. More information here