Writing Tools: Free Tutoring, Writing Help, & Formatting

Try each of these tutoring services provided by the college, as well as a few resources from other colleges.
Link Writing Center Web Page Northwest College Writing Centers open September 9 The Northwest College Writing Centers will open Monday, September 9 at 8 a.m. Katy Campus, Room 321A, across from the library Phone: 713.718.5841 Monday, Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Spring Branch Campus, Room 703, South Hall Phone: 713.718.5889 Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alief Campus, Room B202 Phone: TBA Expected Hours Monday, Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please have your students bring the following: the professor's assignment sheet or notes about the requirements, the more specific the better; any portion of the completed writing assignment; the textbook, if necessary; a flashdrive; the professor's explicit comments on areas that need improvement if the student is revising a graded paper. All centers will open September 9 this semester and will close the second day of finals. Link AskOnline Tutoring Web Page To provide free, confidential, and convenient academic support to HCC students in an online environment. Tutoring is provided by HCC personnel in order to ensure that it is contextual and appropriate for our students taking our classes. Link Ask-a-librarian Want some live-chat help from a librarian? Click here and get the help you need using library resources and locating valuable information you need to complete your papers for this or other courses! Link Tidewater Community College Writing Center Handouts View these valuable handouts to help you with some specific features of basic academic writing and also research. Link Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) Search this wonderful site for more information about academic writing, MLA formatting, and citations, as well as academic research. Link How to set MLA Format in Word 2007 Watch this before you submit your papers otherwise incorrect MLA formatting will count heavily against you. Link How to set MLA Format in Word 2010 Watch this before you submit your papers otherwise incorrect MLA formatting will count heavily against you. Link Writing Commons Welcome to Writing Commons, the open-education home for writers. Writing Commons helps students improve their writing, critical thinking, and information literacy. Founded in 2008 by Joseph M. Moxley, Writing Commons is a viable alternative to expensive writing textbooks. Faculty may assign Writing Commons for their composition, business, STEM/Technical Writing, and creative writing courses. Writing Commons houses seven main sections: Information Literacy | Research Methods & Methodologies | Writing Processes | Collaboration | Genres | New Media | Style