Villanova Writing Center

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The Villanova Writing Center provides a comfortable atmosphere for your one-to-one session with a qualified tutor. Bring your paper, assignment, and an open mind and we'll do our best to help you improve your writing. 

Feel free to use our online resources, writing guide or 30-Minute Workshop handouts. The Writing Center is located in 210 Falvey Library .

Fall 2014 - 30-Miniute Workshop Schedule

Note: All workshops are at 7:30pm in 210 Falvey Library, The Writing Center.

  • Thursday, September 11 - The Five Fatal Errors of Introductions
  • Monday, September 15 - The Importance of Conclusions
  • Monday, September 22 - The Debatable Thesis
  • Thursday, October 2 - Integrating Quotations
  • Monday, October 6 - The Power of Punctuation
  • Wednesday, October 22 - The Art of Transitions
  • Thursday, October 30 - Who's Afraid of the MLA?
  • Monday, November 3 - Avoicing the Passive Voice
  • Monday, November 10 - Trim the Fat: How to Make Your Writing More Concise
  • Thursday, November 20 - Sharpening Your Academic Voice
  • Monday, December 1 - Brainstorming!
  • Wednesday, December 10 - Commas

Hours of Operation

Our hours of operation are Sunday from 3:30 to 7:30, Monday through Thursday from 11:30 to 7:30, and Friday from 11:30 to 3:30. The Writing Center is closed on Saturdays.

How to Make an Appointment?

To make an appointment at the Villanova Writing Center, either call 610.519.4604 or stop by 210 Falvey Library.

The Information You Need
Please provide the receptionist with your name, the name of the class, and the professor's name when making an appointment.

Session Length
Appointments are scheduled for 50 minutes. For lengthy papers (generally over ten pages), we suggest you schedule a block of 2 sessions for your appointment.