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University Writing Center

 

SSC

The LSUS University Writing Center is a facility available to all students with writing needs. Housed on the first floor of the Noel Memorial Library, the UWC is a spacious, inviting setting filled with a variety of reference materials, including literary anthologies, handbooks, style manuals, and handouts. Tutors offer guidance in a tutorial format to help you rework your assignments. 

Our Mission Statement:
The LSUS University Writing Center strives to improve and enhance students' writing skills through individualized peer consultations.

How to make an appointment:

Online Appointments, ThinkingStorm (online tutoring)

  1. Log into your Moodle account https://moodle.lsus.edu/
  2. On the home page click on "Click to visit the LSUS Student Success Center"
  3. Scroll down to "Click the Link Below" and click the ThinkingStorm link. This should open up a new window with the ThinkingStorm homepage (make sure your pop-up blocker is turned off)
  4. Click on Start Now under "Work with a ThinkingStorm Tutor"
    • On the left-hand side at the bottom, you will see "Submit a Paper," select that option
    • Go ahead and fill out the information that is required to submit your draft online
    • On the calendar select the date and the time on the right-hand side, please note the appointment times are in Eastern Time. (If you select 12:00 p.m., it will actually be for 11:00 a.m. at the SSC.)

Face-to-face Appointments (on campus or video conferencing from anywhere)

  1. Log into your Moodle account https://moodle.lsus.edu/
  2. On the home page click on "Click to visit the LSUS Student Success Center"
  3. Scroll down to "Click the Link Below" and click the ThinkingStorm link. This should open up a new window with the ThinkingStorm homepage (make sure your pop-up blocker is turned off)
  4. Click on Start Now under "Work with an LSUS Tutor"
    • Select "Book Now" under "Schedule a New Appointment" and then select "Schedule a Session"
    • Select a location, category, subject, and tutor
    • On the calendar select the date and the time on the right-hand side, please note the appointment times are in Eastern Time. (If you select 12:00 p.m., it will actually be for 11:00 a.m. at the SSC.)

Style Guides and Templates

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Student Success Center (Summer 2017)

Location First floor of the Noel Memorial Library
Tutoring Hours Monday-Thursday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday, 8:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Office Hours Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm
Email success@lsus.edu
Phone 318-795-2486