Writing Center

Augustana's Writing Center tutors are a talented group.

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 Spring Hours

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

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

8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

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

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. & 

6:00 - 10 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, Spanish; Good with APA formatting and scientific reports. Hours: Mondays 8-10pm and Wednesdays 8-10pm

Baylee: Elementary Ed, minor in ENL; Good with APA, MLA, and FYS writing. Hours: Mondays 8-10pm and Thursdays 8-10pm

Zach: English, Secondary Ed.; specialties: religion writing, creative writing, idea brainstorming. Hours: Sundays 8-10pm and Tuesdays 8-10pm

Hannah: Government, Religion, and French major, American Studies minor; good with Civitas classes and MLA/Chicago. Can help with research papers at any stage, can help find databases. Hours: Sundays 8-10pm in Library Classroom and Thursdays 8-10pm

Cheyenne: Elementary Ed. major, minor in Reading and ENL; comfortable working on Education lesson plans. Also comfortable with English Language Learners. Hours: Tuesdays 8-10pm and Thursdays 6-8pm

Destiny: English and Government majors; good with basic French and Journalism. Hours: Sundays 8-10pm and Wednesdays 8-10pm in Library Classroom

Sophie: Religion, CIVT, MLA, baby goats; specialty: lived with Hannah and their robot, Oliver. Hours: Tuesdays 3:30-5pm and Thursdays 8-10pm

Andrew: English major; comfortable with APA format and papers in Spanish. Hours: Wednesdays 8-10pm and Thursdays 6-8pm

Olivia: English, Psychology, and Bio (Civitas); comfortable with Bio lab reports and most other types of writing. Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8-10pm

Rebekah: Journalism and STEM majors; comfortable with MLA, APSA, and journalistic writing. Also good with formatting chemistry lab reports and Civitas papers. Hours: Tuesdays 8-10pm; Thursdays 8-10pm in Library Classroom

Ryan: Government and Economics majors; good with MLA and APSA. Love Brainstorming and learning about new things (especially history). Hours: Sundays 8-10pm and Thursdays 3:30-5pm

Jacob: English, Journalism, and Political Science majors; comfortable with MLA, journalistic writing, and Chicago Style. Hours: Sundays 8-10pm and Tuesdays 8-10pm in Library Classroom

Taylor: Journalism, English; most comfortable with MLA and journalistic writing. Hours: Tuesdays 3:30-5pm and Mondays 8-10pm

Jack: English and Government majors, American studies minor; good with Chicago, MLA, and creative writing. Hours: Mondays 8-10pm and Thursdays 8-10pm

Justin: English and Econ majors, CIS minor; proficient in MLA style and great with journalistic writing. Hours: Mondays 8-10pm in Library Classroom and Thursdays 3:30-5pm