Center for Writing, Learning, & Teaching
Request an Appointment Tutoring Schedules Writing Advisor Schedules
The mission of the Center for Writing, Learning, and Teaching is to support faculty in their teaching and to provide opportunities for all Puget Sound students to achieve their academic goals.
Our services include:
who are selected through a rigorous application process and who are specially trained to help students get started on a paper, organize their thoughts, or improve their editing skills.
- Tutors in a wide range of subjects who are nominated by professors in their disciplines and who are specially trained to help students individually or in small groups.
- Classes that help students improve their reading efficiency.
Workshops on writing personal statements for graduate and professional school applications.
Resources for writers, including books and handouts on writing, as well as the style manuals for APA, MLA, and Chicago.
Computers for students to use when writing papers and online assignments.
Teaching and learning resources for faculty members, including books and journals, “Wednesdays at 4
” conversations, in-class workshops, and individual consultation with CWLT faculty.
- Events such as the Long Night Against Procrastination, Pi Day, the Writing Marathon, and the Drop-in Derby.
Learning Support Services
Rachael Shelden, Coordinator of Learning Support Services, meets with students individually to discuss topics such as study skills, test taking, time management, textbook marking, and note taking.
Additionally, to coordinate other programs and services that support student success, the Center works closely with many academic departments and offices on campus, including Academic Advising, Fellowships, Health Professions Advising, International Programs, the Registrar's Office, and Student Accessibility and Accommodation.
To make an appointment
to work with a writing advisor, go to Howarth 109, fill out this online request form, or call 253.879.3404.
to work with a subject tutor, go to Howarth 109, fill out this online request form, or call 253.879.3404.
Events at the CWLT
Check out special events at the Center for Writing, Learning, and Teaching.