Writing Center

The Writing Center promotes writing across the curriculum at Augustana University by offering the following:

  • classroom presentations supporting W-component classes
  • tutor services to any enrolled Augustana student.

  • writing-related workshops for faculty and students
  • English conversation table on Thursdays at 3 p.m. during Fall and Spring. Cappuccinos, tea, and bread provided.

Writing Center Fall Hours

Sunday 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Monday 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. and

8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. and 

6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Friday Closed
Saturday Closed

We also have a tutor stationed in the library classroom Sunday - Thursday from 8 - 10 p.m. during Fall and Spring

The Writing Center is available to all students at Augustana University. Our nationally certified peer tutor/consultants can do the following:

  • Help with any writing assignments (not just English).
  • Discuss writing assignments to help you understand what is required.
  • Assist you to think through and develop your ideas.
  • Help you organize your information and plan your paper.
  • Suggest strategies to help you edit and proofread effectively



Call to set up a weekly appointment time or stop in during the walk-in hours for help with any writing assignment.

Tutors, their specialties, and their hours


Sam: Business, Economics, and English majors. Enjoys creative writing. Hours:  

Baylee: Elementary Ed; Good with APA, MLA, and FYS writing. 

Zach: English, Secondary Ed.; specialties: religion writing, creative writing, idea brainstorming. Hours: 

Olivia: English and Psychology; comfortable with Bio lab reports and most other types of writing. Hours

Justin: English and Econ majors, Computer Information systems minor. Enjoy theological writing. Proficient in MLA style and great with journalistic writing. Hours: 

Taylor: Journalism;

Hannah: Government and Religion major, American Studies minor. Good with Civitas classes and MLA/Chicago. Specialty: can recite all the nations of the world. Hours: 

Shi: English, Secondary Ed;

Sophie: No life direction, CIVT, MLA; Speciality: lives with Hannah and our robot, Oliver. Hours:

Cortney: Sociology, Spanish, and Media Studies; Best with formatting, organization, creative writing, and MLA. Hours

Jasmin: Psychology and Special Education majors with minors in Children and Youth, American Sign Language, and Sociology (Civitas); best with APA and Psych research writing. Hours: 

Britt: Journalism and English majors, Busines Administration minor; Specialties: essay writing, journalistic writing, MLA, and AP styles. Hours:  

Liz: Biology major (ecology and environmental science emphasis) and Spanish minor (maybe major!). Specialty: technical writing. Hours: 

Andrea: Journalism, German, and English (Civitas); enjoys working with creative writing, journalism, and English papers; Good with AP, MLA, and Chicago Manual Style. Hours