Tutoring & Writing Center (TWC) 

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

  •  Receive 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
  •  Attend workshops to improve important skills: Reading, Test Taking, and Testing Anxiety


Do I need an appointment?

Just drop in! No appointment needed.


Tutoring and Writing Center Hours-Spring 2017

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.

Spring Break Hours:
March 27 & 28, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
March 29-April 2, Closed



What workshops could help me succeed in my classes?

Faculty can request workshops and orientations here.

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!
  •  Looking for CIS Tutoring assistance? Visit the CIS Tutoring & Open Lab

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
  •  Improve your oral presentation skills


Learning Commons Hours

Spring Term, Beginning January 23

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: Spring Break
March 27 - March 28
Learning Commons: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tutoring and Writing Center: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

March 29 - April 2

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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