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 Summer Hours

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


Wednesday 8:00 - 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. Enjoy creative writing. Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 8-10 pm. 

Zach:Undeclared major; specialties: religion writing, creative writing, idea brainstorming. Hours: 

Justin: English and Econ majors, Philosophy minor. Enjoy theological writing. Proficient in MLA style. Hours: 

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

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

Jasmin: Psychology and Special Education majors with minors in Children and Youth, American Sign Language, and Sociology; Civitas, best with MLA. Hours: 

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