Online Tutoring in Zoom

General Guidelines for Zoom Tutoring

  • A tutor will work with you on your paper in Zoom for 30 minutes. We can usually get through 3-5 pages in this time.
  • In addition, we can help you in these Zoom session with any step in the writing process from brainstorming to outlining, to editing and revision.
  • Think of a Zoom session with a tutor as the next best thing to sitting down with a tutor in the physical Writing Center in McNairy Library. 
If you have any other questions about what we can do for you in a Zoom tutoring session, please email us at

Directions for Setting Up a Zoom Tutoring Session

  1. Email* to schedule a time for your session. Please plan to schedule your appointment in advance.
  2.  We are available for Zoom tutoring Monday-Thursday 1pm-9pm and Sunday 6pm-9pm. Appointments last 30 minutes. 
  3. Once your appointment time is confirmed, you will receive an email with a link to tutoring. At your scheduled time, open the link and follow prompts to join the session.
  4. Make sure you have a working microphone and have your paper open.
  5. Tutors will direct you to project your paper on the screen. 
  6. During tutoring, we will work together with you to offer suggestions on how to improve your paper.

*In the email you send in step #1 above include the following information (Feel free to copy this into your email):

Name (First and Last):
Course #:
What in particular would you like to work on in the Zoom tutoring session?: