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Writing Center Appointments

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Fall 2020 Hours

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The Writing Center will be open for peer writing tutoring and oral communication consulting beginning on September 8. For specific tutor availability, please visit our scheduling website.

How to Make An Appointment

Click here to make or cancel an appointment.

Each student is permitted 1 appointment per day. Writing tutoring appointments are 1 hour in length. Appointments with the Oral Communication Consultants may be scheduled for 30-minutes or 1 hour in length.

To choose an online or etutoring appointment, Click on the timeslot on the schedule to make an appointment. The form that pops up allows you to choose your appointment type. The form defaults to etutoring (our asynchronous service) so if you want a synchronous online appointment make sure to change the form to choose "online"

To cancel an appointment, click on your appointment box on the schedule, or look for "my appointments" under your name at the top left of the screen. Then check the "cancel" box. Make sure you also click on the "modify" button.

If you need more help, click on the "help" button in the top right corner of the scheduler.​​

To learn more about etutoring and online tutoring, check out Writing Center Services

When It's Time for Your Online Appointment

This is our synchronous online option.

Appointments begin at the top the hour or on the half hour. Login to wconline, click on your appointment, and a dialog box will pop up for you to open your online appointment whiteboard/chat/audio & video. 

Please try to be on time! Your tutor will wait for around 10-15 minutes if you are not there on time. After that, they will need to mark you as a "no show" in order to be available to students on the waitlist for your appointment time.

More than 2 no-shows during a semester/session will result in the student's WCOnline account being disabled for the balance of the current semester/session.

Be sure to have the following available for your online appointment:


  • Access to your draft (as a Word doc, PowerPoint, or pdf)
  • Access to your assignment sheet or syllabus, if possible.
When It's Time for Your Etutoring Appointment

​This is our asynchronous appointment option.

Please make sure you have attached your draft and any other helpful materials to your appointment before the start time of the etutoring session (early is fine!). You will have been given the opportunity to do that when you made the appointment. To attach files after you have made the appointment, log back in to WCOnline (by clicking "make an appointment" on our homepage), find your appointment under "my appointments" beneath your name, click on the appointment, click "edit appointment" and attach your draft! Make sure to save the change.

You can expect your tutor to read and write response to your draft during the hour of your appointment. You should receive an email at the end of the appointment with feedback attached. If you do not receive this email, please contact us right away at writing-center@udel.edu, so we can fix what went wrong. 


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Writing Center Appointments
  • University Writing Centers
  • 016 Memorial
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-1168
  • writing-center@udel.edu