Writing Center tutors are available to assist, you, the student, with your writing. No matter what stage of the Writing Process you are in—from brainstorming to revising a final draft—we can help. If you need assistance starting, organizing, revising, or finishing your paper, we are here for one-on-one tutoring. Our goal is to supplement classroom instruction and strengthen your writing skills. We allow you to work at your own pace and on your own individual writing needs.
Where is the Writing Center located?
The Writing Center is located in the North Oasis in room 101 ("The Pit") on the west side of the building.
When is the Writing Center open?
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How much does it cost?
There is no charge for students of Rend Lake College. You may visit the center as many times as you want.
Do I need an appointment?
Students need to make an appointment in the Writing Center to ensure a tutor is present. Walk-ins are welcome. Call, email, or drop by to make an appointment. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.
What do I need to bring?
Your student ID, the writing/assignment prompt, and any written work you want to improve.
Will I get Study Hall credit when I am working in the Writing Center?
Yes. Contact the LEC Director for more about this. 618-437-5321 Ext. 1204 for more information about this.
What services are available in the Writing Center?
You may receive help with:
ESSAYS & WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS
- Planning & Outlining
- Rough & Final Drafts
- Revision & Proofreading
ORGANIZATION & STRUCTURE
- Introductions & Thesis Statements
- Body Paragraphs & Transitions
COMMON GRAMMAR ERRORS
- Sentence Structure
- Other Mechanical Errors