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30-Minute Workshop Handouts

* AvoidingAwkwardSentences.pdf
Avoiding Awkward Sentences
* AvoidthePassiveVoice.pdf
Avoid the Passive Voice
* Brainstorming.pdf
* CompareContrast.pdf
Compare Contrast
* DevelopingYourAcademicVoice.pdf
Developing Your Academic Voice
* DoesMyWritingFlow.pdf
Does My Writing Flow
* Fivefatalerrors.pdf
Five Fatal Errors of Introduction
* GetInStyleWithAPA.pdf
Get in Style with APA
In Someone Else's Words
* learning-mla-eighth-edition.pdf
Learning MLA Style
* POWERPunctuation.pdf
POWER Punctuation
* TheComma.pdf
The Comma
* TheDebatableThesis.pdf
The Debatable Thesis
* Transitions.pdf
* PeskyRulesPunctuation.pdf
Understanding the Pesky Rules of Punctuation
* WhatsAGoodWord.pdf
What's A Good Word

Hours of Operation

Our hours of operation for the Spring 2021 semester are:

  • Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (in-person & online tutoring available); 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. (online tutoring available)
  • Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in-person & online tutoring available)
  • Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  (online tutoring available)

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.