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FAQs

    1. What types of projects can I work on at the Writing and Communication Center?
      Our consultants help with various projects, such as academic projects (papers, theses, dissertations), professional projects (resumes, CVs, cover letters, grant applications, articles for publication), personal projects (creative writing), and digital and oral projects (PowerPoints, posters, infographics, presentations, speeches).

    2. What happens during a writing consultation?
      We assist students with writing assignments for any discipline, no matter the stage of the writing process - brainstorming to proofreading.

    3. What is the difference between a writing and communication consultant and a writing fellow?
      Writing and communication consultants are generalists who can work with writers across the entire curriculum; writing fellows are directly embedded into specific courses. All of our staff members work as consultants, while only some work as fellows.

    4. What are your hours and locations?
      Our hours and locations vary by semester; view our main page for specifics.

    5. Who can we help?
      We can help any student currently enrolled at NSU, undergraduate through post-doctorate, in all colleges and on any campus (and online). We cannot provide assistance to friends and family members.

    6. What if I have a quick question?
      If you have a quick question, feel free to stop by one of our locations, email us at wcc@nova.edu, or call 954-262-4644. You do not need to make an appointment.

    7. How often can I use the Writing and Communication Center?
      Undergraduate students can complete one session per day, per course. Graduate students can complete one session per day, two sessions per week.

    8. How do I schedule an appointment?
      Visit nova.mywconline.com.
       
    9. Can I walk in or do I need to make an appointment?
      We encourage you to make an appointment to ensure that you will get the help that you need, but you are welcome to walk in and meet with any available consultant.

    10. What happens if I don’t show up? Late? Don’t cancel?
      Please be respectful of your peers and cancel your appointment as soon as you know you won’t be able to make it. If you intend to be late, keep in mind that we will still help you; however, if there is a walk-in student waiting, then we will take the walk-in if you do not show up within the first ten minutes.

    11. Will my instructor know that I’ve worked with a writing and communication consultant?
      We can send your instructor a Client Report Form (CRF) at your request. Faculty may also request CRFs for their students.

    12. What should I bring to my appointment?
      Please bring any materials with you that will ensure your session is the most helpful it can be - assignment sheets, rubrics, work completed toward the assignment, professor feedback, etc.

    13. How can I contact the Writing and Communication Center?
      You can stop by any of our locations, call us at 954-262-4644, email us at wcc@nova.edu, or reach out on social media @nsuwcc.
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