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Writing Help at Boulder County Campus

Writing Help in the Student Success Center

The Boulder County Campus Writing Center offers students free, individualized, one-on-one assistance with their writing in three ways: Writing Center appointments, walk-in consultations, and online advice.

Location

Classroom Building
Student Success Center, Room C1557
See a building map

Appointment or Walk-in

Appointment

Make an appointment to meet at a specific time and/or with a specific tutor.

  • Stop by or call us to schedule.
  • Appointments are 30 minutes long and must be made one day ahead of time.
  • You may come in for one appointment per day.

Walk-in

We also offer walk-in service.

  • Appointments are 30 minutes long.
  • During busy times there can be a significant wait, so it is best to make an appointment.

Hours

The Writing Center is closed during school breaks and between semesters.

Fall & Spring Semester Hours

Monday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday closed

Summer Hours

Monday
closed
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday closed
Friday closed

Online Writing Lab

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a service available to all FRCC students, providing advice within 24-48 hours.

Learn more and access the submission form.

Helpful Resources

Here we have gathered some reliable resources to help you with common problems students face when writing academic essays. Feel free to consult these along with resources from your instructor. Copies of all the handouts are available in the Writing Center.

Handouts:

Online Resources:

Writing Center FAQs

Q: Will Writing Center staff proofread and edit my paper?

A: Writing Center tutors do not edit or proofread your paper. Instead, they will point out recurring grammar or punctuation issues and help you recognize and correct them yourself.

Q: What help can I expect from the Writing Center?

A: Writing Center tutors are happy to discuss your writing project at any stage. Come in and receive help with brainstorming, developing ideas, organizing and drafting, researching, documenting sources, and using correct grammar and punctuation.

Q: How can I get the most out of my Writing Center session?

A: Bring in a hard copy of your assignment and a draft of what you have worked on already. We will read over your draft and help you see ways you can improve it.

Q: Is it better to make an appointment or just walk-in?

A: Appointments receive priority over walk-in service, so at busy times in the semester, it’s best to make an appointment. With an appointment, you’re guaranteed a 30 minute session without waiting.

Q: What should I bring to the session?

A: Please bring the assignment instructions, what you have written so far, and specific goals for the session.

Contact Us
Student Success Center

303-678-3900

Tutoring Office

303-678-3781
303-678-3782