Tutoring & Writing Center (TWC) 

The Tutoring & Writing Center is located in the Learning Commons, 2nd Floor of Linganore Hall.

  •  Free tutoring/learning assistance for many courses
  •  Get a better understanding of course assignments and concepts
  •  Get individualized assistance with writing, reading, and learning strategies
  •  Work in the computer lab
  •  Drop in on your own or with a small group


Do I need an appointment?

Just drop in! No appointment needed.


Hours for Fall 2016:

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closed August 27, September 5, and November 23.


What workshops could help me succeed in my classes?

Reading Workshops: Reading Actively in College
Testing Workshops: Becoming the Master of Tests

What subjects does the Tutoring & Writing Center support? 

Accounting/Business History
American Sign Language Human Services
Art/Theater Philosophy
Communications/Speech/Group Discussion Psychology
Education Sociology
English--Literature, Composition, Writing, Reading Spanish
ESL: English as a Second Language Study skills coaching
German Writing/Research--ALL COURSES


  •  Looking for math or science assistance? Visit the STEM Learning Center!

What online resources are available to help me improve my academic skills?

  •  Write more clearly for ANY class
  •  Cite research in MLA, APA, or Chicago style
  •  Better read and comprehend textbooks/articles for ANY class
  •  Take good class notes
  •  Prepare and study for tests
  •  Improve your English listening/speaking skills--ESL resources


Learning Commons Hours

Fall Term, Beginning August 22

Library Services
Monday-Thursday: 7:45 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Noon - 3:00 p.m. 

Tutoring and Writing Center Services
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Noon - 3:00 p.m.

Upcoming Closings
Tuesday, Nov. 8:   
Tutoring Hours 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
Commons Closes at 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 23: 
‚ÄčNo Tutoring Available
Commons Closes at 4:30 p.m

Nov. 24 - 27: CLOSED

About the Commons

2nd Floor of Linganore Hall, 301-846-2444

A welcoming, flexible research and learning environment that provides convenient access to academic support services, study spaces, and technology in order to promote collaboration and inspire academic excellence.

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