Cornell Writing Centers: Fall Schedules

Mon, 09/03/2018

Tutoring on Writing for Undergraduates

Cornell Writing Centers

The Cornell Writing Centers offer free, one-on-one writing tutoring for all Cornell students. This semester, tutoring begins on Tuesday, September 4! Students can either simply walk-in or schedule an appointment online via

Writing Centers tutors are trained undergraduate and graduate students from across the disciplines who can work with you to: 

  • Understand what an assignment is asking for in terms of writing;
  • Brainstorm ideas for getting started on a new assignment;
  • Develop stronger ideas, arguments, claims, and source-use in essay drafts;
  • Read drafts in order to locate writing issues and develop strategies for revision;
  • Incorporate sources and evidence responsibly and effectively;
  • Consider questions of depth, analysis, organization, audience expectation, paragraph development, and style;
  • Identify patterns of error in grammar or usage in order to develop strategies for line-editing.


Writing Centers Hours & Locations

General Tutoring

M-Th, 3:30-5:30pm

Mann Library Consultation Area

178 Rockefeller Hall

Sun-Th, 7:00-10:00pm

108 Uris Library

403 Olin Library

3343 Tatkon Center

121 Rose Main, Flora Rose House

Sundays 7:00-10:00

Thursdays 7:00-9:00


Personal Statements & Application Materials Tutoring


Writing Tutoring for Multilingual Undergraduates

Rockefeller 178

Mondays 5:30pm-10pm

Tuesdays 5:30pm-10pm

Uris 108

Wednesdays 3:30pm-5:30pm

Sundays 3:30pm-7pm



Tutoring on Writing, Presentations, Teaching Materials & Pronunciation for Post-Graduates 

Cornell provides one-on-one tutoring for international and domestic graduate students, professional students, and postdocs through the Graduate Writing Service and English Language Support Office (ELSO) Tutoring Services.

Graduate Writing Services (GWS)

  • Tutoring on writing projects, presentations, and teaching materials available to all graduate students, professional students, post-docs, and staff
  • Starts: Tuesday, September 4
  • To see the schedule and make an appointment, go to and select “Writing Tutoring: Grads & Postdocs”


ELSO Tutoring Services

  • ELSO offers tutoring for any type of writing and academic presenting. ELSO also offers a separate service for pronunciation. Both services are available to all international graduate students, professional students, and post-docs.
  • Writing & Presenting Tutoring starts August 28. The start date for Pronunciation Tutoring will be determined soon.
  • Tosee the Writing and Presenting Tutoring schedule and make an appointment, go to and select “ELSO write-present Int'l grad & p-docF18.”




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