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C.T. Ryan Library, 2nd Floor, Suite 223- East Side
Phone: (308) 865-8905
Email: Writing Center
Patrick Hargon, M.F.A.
Learning Commons Assistant Director
To Schedule an appointment:
Call the Welcome Desk (308) 865-8905
Schedule your own appointment by clicking here (Finals Week - You must call to make an appointment 24 hrs in advance! The link will be reactivated for the Spring Semester.)
Lopervisors are here to help you get back on track with your academics. All you have to do is send an email to this address: firstname.lastname@example.org. In it, just use the subject line, "Lopervisors!" and say, "I could use some help!"
Lopervisors will correspond with you to help you reflect on what's working for you as a student, what your goals are, and what steps to take to achieve those goals.
All you need to do is answer several emails over the course of 4 or 5 days, and we'll help you reach your goals.
Monday through Thursday: 9 AM to 9 PM
Friday: 9 AM to 3 PM
Sunday: 7 PM to 9 PM
Research Writers Collaborative: Sundays--5:30 to 7:30 (see above for details)
You may submit your writing for tutors to review. Please click here to submit your work online. Tutors will NOT proofread; instead, they will point out strengths and areas in need of improvement in your writing, ask you questions to help you think more critically about your writing and audience, and provide resources you can use to improve as a writer.
You can expect your work to be returned within 2-4 days, not counting weekends.
The Writing Center now offers online appointments using Zoom web conferencing software. To utilize this resource you will need to make an appointment by phone through the Welcome Desk (8905), have working speakers and a microphone, and be available to speak with your consultant during your scheduled time. Please click here to review the instructions; they will walk you through the necessary steps for making and conducting your appointment. Live Online eTutoring offer the opportunity for real-time interactions between you and your tutor, where you can discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your writing. As always, you can use this service at any stage in the writing process, from brainstorming to a final draft. We look forward to working with you!Students with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Writing Center for a confidential discussion of their individual needs for academic accommodation. It is the policy of the University of Nebraska at Kearney to provide flexible and individualized reasonable accommodation to students with documented disabilities. To receive accommodation services for a disability, students must be registered with UNK Disabilities Services for Students, in the Academic Success Office, 163 Memorial Student Affairs Building, 308-865-8214 or by email email@example.com.
Practice your presentations and get feedback from peers and trained tutors.
Students who have presentation due in any class can practice in front of their peers and a peer tutor to get feedback about strengths and areas in need of improvement. No appointment is necessary.
Speech tutoring is available in the Curriculum Classroom, downstairs in the Library
Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m.
One-on-one support for speech writers is also available. Make an appointment with the Writing Center by calling the Welcome Desk at (308) 865-8905.