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 Spring 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 pm. 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. Enjoy creative writing. Hours: Thursday 3:30-5pm and 6-8pm

Sarah: English and journalism majors. Specialties: journalism, creative writing, explications, MLA, APA, Civitas classes. Hours: Monday 9-10pm; Thursday 8-10pm.

Jaime: Biology and Spanish majors. Good with MLA and APA. Hours: Sunday 8-10pm in the library; Monday 8-10pm.

Zach:Undeclared major; specialties: religion writing, creative writing, idea brainstorming. Hours: Sunday 8-10pm; Wednesday 8-10pm.

Meg: biology, science, and CIVT classes. Specialty: knows how to roll sushi. Monday 8-10pm; Tuesday 3:30-5pm.

Rachel: English and journalism major, proficient in AP style and MLA formatting, enjoy creative and analytical writing. Hours: Wednesday 8-10pm in the library; Thursday 6-8pm.

Matt: History and Journalism major. Proficient in Chicago and Associated Press Styles. Specialties: history, creative writing, working the espresso machine. Hours: Tuesday 8-10pm in the library; Thursday 8-10pm. 

Miriam: Psychology and Spanish majors, Religion minor, proficient in APA style. Hours: Tuesday 8-10pm; Wednesday 3:30-5pm.

Justin: English and Econ majors, Philosophy minor. Enjoy theological writing. Proficient in MLA style. Hours: Wednesday 8-10pm; Thursday 8-10pm in the library.

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: Sunday 8-10pm; Tuesday 3:30-5pm.

Sophie: No life direction, CIVT, MLA; Speciality: lives with Hannah and our robot, Oliver. Hours: Tuesday 8-10pm; Thursday 3:30-5pm.

Jasmin: Psychology and Special Education majors with minors in Children and Youth, American Sign Language, and Sociology; Civitas, best with MLA. Hours: Monday 8-10pm in the library; Thursday 7:30-10pm.

Katie: English and Art majors. Good with English classes and proficient in MLA. Hours: Monday 8-10pm; Tuesday 8-10pm.

Liz: Biology major (ecology and environmental science emphasis) and Spanish minor (maybe major!). Specialty: technical writing. Hours: Sunday 8-10pm; Tuesday 8-10 pm.