English Department - Composition
The Writing Center
What is it? The Writing Center is a FREE SERVICE where qualified peer tutors assist Lane Community College students with ANY writing project.
Where is it? The Writing Center is in Center 211, within the new Learning Commons
When is it open? Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Do I need to make an appointment? The Writing Center is a drop-in service, so plan ahead. It is easy to see a tutor:
- Fill out the Intake Form
- Bring a copy of your assignment
- Expect to spend up to 30 minutes with a tutor
What can I get help with? Writing Center tutors can help with all stages of a writing project:
- Topic choice
- Thesis statement formulation
- Paragraph development
- Technical writing
- Sentence structure
- Scholarship essays
- Research writing
The Writing Center is an important support system for the students at Lane Community College. Tutors help students with all phases of the writing process—brainstorming ideas, developing a thesis, and discussing structure or grammar issues—while providing a safe haven for new or returning students who feel unfamiliar in the college setting. As a drop-in tutoring service, The Writing Center offers Lane students academic support as they gain confidence in their writing skills and move towards their educational goals.
Come in and explore The Writing Center!
View the Tutor Profiles to learn more about our tutoring staff.