The Geschke Writing Center is available to all students and is located in the lower level of the Liberal Arts building. Please call 313.927.1278 to make an appointment.
Fall 2014 hours (September 15-December 6):
Mondays: 10 am - 6 pm
Tuesdays: 12 pm - 7 pm
Wednesdays: 10 am - 6 pm
Thursdays: 12 pm - 7 pm
Saturdays: 12 pm - 3 pm
Faculty: If you would like your students to use this service, please notify them at the beginning of the term. Send a copy of your syllabus, along with any written directions for specific assignments, to the Writing Center. We would greatly appreciate samples of well-written papers if you have copies.
Students: You must make an appointment to receive writing assistance. Please bring a copy of your syllabus, directions for writing the paper, and, if possible, a first draft of the paper. You can also receive assistance prior to the first draft if appropriate to the assignment.
You may receive assistance in the following areas:
Developing manageable topics for papers
Developing a focus or thesis for a paper
Organizing a paper and making sure it is unified and coherent
Adequately developing a paper
Controlling style in terms of the audience and purpose of the paper
Gaining control over mechanical errors
Conducting the research process
Properly documenting and formatting a paper in a specific discipline
Completing specific types of written assignments given in individual courses