Writing Center

Writing Center tutors 2019

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 4-5 p.m. during Fall and Spring. Cappuccinos, tea, and bread provided.

Writing Center J-term Hours


7:00 - 10:00 p.m

Monday 7:00 - 10:00 p.m

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  &

7:00 - 10:00 p.m. 

Wednesday 7:00 - 10:00 p.m

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  &

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 (not J-term)

The Writing Center is available to all students at Augustana University. Our internationally certified peer tutors/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:

Sarah: Biology and Spanish majors; good with scientific reports, APA formatting, and English essays. Hours: Monday 8-10; Thursday 7-9. 

NajmaPhilosophy and Communications majors, English minor; all-around wonderful person. Great with MLA and APA. Hours: Wednesday 8-10; Thursday 8-10.

Mia: Biology and ASL. Comfortable with Civitas, APA, and environmental writing. Hours: Sunday 8-10; Wednesday 8-10. 

Kendra: English major and History minor; good with MLA, FYS writing, and academic writing; will also help with Chicago, begrudgingly. Hours: Tuesday 8-10; Thursday 8-10. 

Nolan: STEM and SEED majors. Hours Sunday 8-10; Thursday 8-10 in the library

Noah: English and Secondary Ed. 

Destiny: English and French majors, Government and MDFL minors; good with French, Civitas, and Journalism, world traveler, loves working with freshmen. Hours: Tuesday 3:30-5; Thursday 6-8. 

Katie: Nursing, Sociology, and German; loves working with FYS papers; will likely brighten your day. Hours: Monday 7-9; Tuesday 8-10. 

Anna: Business Administration, Economics, Government, and Spanish majors; Pre-law; Biology 110 TA; Civitas; loves sharks. Hours: Tuesday 8-10 in the library; Thursday 3:30-5. 

Andrew: English and Psychology majors; comfortable with MLA and APA styles; native Spanish speaker (loves tutoring in Spanish, too!). Hours: Mondays and Thursdays 6-8pm (library). 

Kristy: English with writing emphasis. 

Shauna: English and Journalism; conflicted about the serial comma; great with MLA, Civitas, and AP style. Hours: Tuesday 9-10; Wednesday 7-9; Thursday 9-10. 

Rebekah: Journalism and STEM majors; comfortable with MLA, APA, and journalistic writing. Also good with formatting chemistry lab reports and Civitas papers. If you have sugary cookies, please bring some to share. Hours: Sunday 7-9; Tuesday 3:30-5.

Carla: Political Science, Spanish, and Philosophy majors.   

Angelina: English, Music, and Religion, with a Philosophy minor; comfortable with MLA and Chicago; also loves to help with art, Civitas, FYS, English, religion, and music papers. Additionally enjoys working on grammar, punctuation, and planning/brainstorming papers, and especially enjoys working with international students. Hours: Tuesday 7-9; Thursday 7-9. 

Lauren: Biology major with minors in English and History; comfortable with Civitas, FYS writing, and lab papers. Hours: Monday 8-10 in the library; Wednesday 7-9. 

Ellie: Biochemistry and Physics; loves to help with Civitas classes and FYS papers. Hours: Monday 7-9; Thursday 6-8.