Weekly Tutoring Schedule

The Writing Lab offers weekly tutoring to review the rules of grammar and writing through the weekly skill-of-the-week sessions.


Things to Consider About Tutoring

  • Skill-of-the-Week sessions are offered only during the dates specified below from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Each session begins on the hour, so the last session of the day begins at 4:00 p.m.;
  • Skill-of-the-Week sessions will not be available on Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Thursdays from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Fridays from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. during the Fall 2018 semester;
  • During the Fall 2018 semester, the Writing Lab will be offering MLA, Chicago, and APA Style Guide Workshops;
  • Consider our Grammar Live @ 5 on Google Hangouts sessions if you miss a skill;
  • Skill-of-the-Week Tutoring sessions are offered at only;
  • The letters a and b beside a week in the schedule indicate that two different skills are offered that week. Of the 10 weeks the Lab offers hourly grammar sessions, four of those weeks are two-skill weeks, meaning you might need to attend two sessions during those weeks. Check the chart at the bottom of this page for more information about two skill weeks;
  • Check your Student Lab Work Form to see which skills you need;
  • Click on the skills to review the grammar rules.

Virtual Tutoring Hours

  • For FWB and main campus COB students only
  • Every Friday from January 26 - April 6, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • No appointment needed

COB Tutoring Hours

  • For COB students only
  • Paper reading appointments and walk-ins available on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Building 76A, Room 224
  • COB Lunchtime Tutoring on Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Building 76A, Room 305
  • COB After-hours Tutoring on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Building 76A, Room 305

 

Main Lab Tutoring Schedule

Week of the Semester                  

                           Range of Dates                        

Grammar Skills Offered

Weeks 1 & 2

Monday, August 27, through
Friday, September 7

Writing Lab's Diagnostic Testing

Week 3

Monday, September 10, through
Friday, September 14
Commas
Week 4a Monday, September 17, through
Friday, September 21
Semicolons & Colons
Week 4b Same as above Sentence Errors: Comma Splices, Run-ons, and Fragments
Week 5 Monday, September 24, through
Friday, September 28
Subject-Verb Agreement
Week 6 Monday, October 1, through
Friday, October 5
Pronoun Reference & Antecedent Agreement
Week 7 Monday, October 8, through
Friday, October 12
Pronoun Case
Week 8 Monday, October 15, through
Friday, October 19
Diction:  Commonly Confused/Misused Words
Week 9 Monday, October 22, through
Friday, October 26
Possessives/Apostrophes
Week 10a Monday, October 29, through
Friday, November 2
Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers
Week 10b Same as above Verb Forms and Tenses
Week 11a Monday, November 5, through
Friday, November 9
Faulty Comparisons
Week 11b Same as above Parallelism
Week 12a Monday, November 12, through
Friday, November 16
Adjective and Adverb Use
Week 12b Same as above Capitalization, Italicization, Hyphenation, & Quotation Technique
Weeks 13, 14, & 15 Monday, November 19, through
Friday, December 7

Continuous Paper Reading: No weekly Tutoring Room sessions will be offered during this time.

Week 16 Monday, December 10, through
Friday, December 14

Final Exam Week: The Main Lab and the two Satellite Labs will be closed during this week.

Two-Skill Schedule

The letters a and beside a week in the schedule above indicate that two different skills are offered that week. Of the 10 weeks the Lab offers hourly grammar sessions, four of those weeks are two-skill weeks, meaning you might need to attend two sessions during those weeks. The chart below shows the times when skills are offered on two-skill weeks.

   Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday
10:00 AM Skill a Skill a Skill b Skill b Skill a
 11:00 AM Skill b Skill b Skill a  Skill a  Skill b
 12:00 PM Skill a Skill a Skill b Skill b Skill a 
 1:00 PM Skill b Skill b Skill a  Skill a  Skill b
 2:00 PM Skill a Skill a  Skill b Skill b Skill a 
 3:00 PM Skill b Skill b Skill a  Skill a  Skill b
 4:00 PM Skill a  Skill a  Skill b Skill b Skill a