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Guidelines for Professors

We welcome you and your students to the Writing Center. We are located on the third floor of the LARC, room 333.

Writing Center hours (including weekend and evening hours) vary by semester, but we are typically open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Writing Center phone number is (636) 949-4870 and the email address is writingcenter@lindenwood.edu.

We are happy to give tours of the Writing Center to your classes, and we can send a consultant to your class to present about the Writing Center.

If you would like a tour or request a consultant to visit your class, please contact Susan Edele.

If you choose to require that your class meets with a writing consultant, please follow the procedure listed below.

  1. Please send a copy of your roster to Susan Edele one week prior to the required visit time frame. The roster is posted in the binder at the front desk. Students sign in when they arrive, and the consultants initial the roster after the session is completed.
  2. Please send a copy of the assignment and a rubric. This helps the writing consultants work with your students to complete the assignment as directed.
  3. Please remind your students to make appointments in order to guarantee time with a consultant. Walk-ins are helped on a first-come first-serve basis.

Things to keep in mind:

  • Writing consultants are students who are trained to work as writing consultants. They are not English professors.

  • Typically, writing consultants do not work with essays or assignments that have already been graded. If you want a student to revise a paper that you have graded, please send an email to Susan Edele.

  • Students who visit the Writing Center will not have perfect papers. Sometimes the consultants miss grammar errors. Sometimes students do not incorporate the recommended changes into their papers.

  • Writing Consultants cannot sign off on students' papers.
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