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About Writing Center Consultations

Our consultants can offer individualized assistance through one-on-one sessions that last 45 minutes, and which start at the top of each hour (ex. 1 p.m.). Consultations are held in person and online via Zoom and can focus on any stage of the process, from brainstorming and developing ideas to editing final products.

Specifically, consultants will discuss your assignments, listen to your ideas, ask you questions, talk about writing strategies, offer constructive feedback, and strengthen your writing and communication habits. In addition, they can assist with small group assignments so long as all members of the group are present.

Services include assistance on the following:

  • Academic Projects (papers, theses, dissertations)
  • Professional Projects (resumes, CVs, cover letters, grant applications, articles for publication)
  • Personal Projects (creative writing)
  • Digital Projects (PowerPoints, posters, infographics)

You can make a writing center appointment here:

If this is your first time making an appointment with the WCC, you should review this detailed presentation on how to schedule appointments using myWConline, which also includes how to connect to online appointments once they are made. If you just need a refresher, see the instructions below:

  1. Log onto  
  2. Sign in. On the left hand side there is a box where you must input your Nova email and the password you used when you created the account.  If you have not created an account with myWConline then click the “Register for an Account” button and fill out the form in the pop-up window.
  3. Choose your schedule. Select your schedule from the drop-down menu. To help decide which schedule fits you best, there is a description of the schedules to the right of the sign in box. If you are an undergraduate student making an appointment with a writing fellow assigned to your class, for instance, then use the schedule titled “4.Undergrad - Sherman Library.”  
  4. Choose your class. Open the drop down menu titled “Limit to” and select the class that you are meeting for.  This will limit the schedule to fellows shown on the schedule to those specially selected to help with your course.
  5. Select your appointment time. You can select any of the white boxes to make an appointment.  A pop-up window will open asking for some information about your reason for coming in, class, and professor.  Please fill this information out to the best of your ability as it will be used by the consultant to help prepare for your meeting. After you have made an appointment the box will become orange.  

How to Change or Cancel an Appointment
An appointment can be edited or canceled by signing back onto and clicking the orange box and making the changes or pressing the “Cancel this Appointment” button at the bottom of the pop-up window.  

Students can work with us on oral and visual assignments as well as written work. Our two Shark Tanks are collaborative multimodal spaces that are equipped with large monitors, outlets, mobile chairs, and recording capabilities, offering the ideal space to work on any stage of the presentation development process – from brainstorming to final touches. To schedule an oral/visual consultation and reserve a Shark Tank, please email or call (954) 262-4644.

Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops and tablets to work in the WCC. The WCC is a dynamic ever-evolving space, with mobile seating and whiteboards that promote constant creativity. To maintain this atmosphere, desktop computers are not installed in the WCC. If students do not have their own device, a limited number of laptops are available for consultants to provide during sessions, though we cannot guarantee their availability. Students may also bring a hard copy of their assignment in place of a device.

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