Undergraduate Writing Support Program

Writing Tutoring Schedule

Fall 2019 (Oct. 7-Dec. 6)

Appointments & Walk-Ins
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


supports UCR undergraduate students through writing consultations and workshops. Our writing tutors are undergraduate students from multiple majors across the UCR campus. We can provide you writing assistance in any academic discipline during any stage of your writing process, pre-writing to finalizing drafts. Writing tutors are a complement to in-class instruction and instructor office hours. How To Prepare for Your Appointment

In addition to assignment-based writing support, our professional staff members provide targeted support to students applying to graduate/professional school, for prestigious scholarships/fellowships, Undergraduate Research Journal submissions, and Honors theses. 

To schedule an appointment for writing support, please call the ARC at (951) 827-3721 or click on the Web Gateway icon below to access our digital appointment system. Only currently enrolled UCR undergraduate students may meet with ARC tutors.



**Please note that students may only make two appointments per week for writing assistance.**



Fall 2019 Writing Workshops

Citations & Formatting Grammar & Proofreading Reading & Writing

MLA Style
Oct. 17: 11am-12pm
Nov. 12: 1-1:30pm
Nov. 13: 1-1:30pm

APA Style
Oct. 15: 3-4pm
Nov. 13: 1:30-2pm

Sentence Structure
Oct. 16: 12-1pm

Proofreading Strategies
Oct. 29: 1-1:30pm

Subject-Verb Agreement
Oct. 29: 1:30-2pm

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms
Nov. 12: 1:30-2pm

Using Commas
Nov. 13: 4-4:30pm

Methods for Close Reading
Oct. 30: 11am-12pm

Improving the Writing Process
Oct. 28: 12-1pm
Nov. 13: 4:30-5pm

Tips for Timed Essay Exams
Dec. 3: 10-11am
Dec. 4: 1-2pm

All workshops will take place at the ARC and are for undergraduate students ONLY.

  • Bring materials and information related to your writing task such as writing prompts, instructor feedback, drafts, readings, etc. 
  • If you have questions about your writing or the assignment, bring them to your appointment. 
  • Be open to ideas, questions and suggestions about your writing. 
  • Be willing to work with the tutor to improve your skills as a writer. 
  • Appointments are one-on-one and last about an hour.
  • Students may only make two appointments per week, and the two appointments may not be back to back.
  • Students who miss 3 appointments in a quarter will be unable to make more appointments for the rest of the quarter.
  • Students meeting with professional staff are limited to 3 appointments per project.
  • Graduate students should contact the Graduate Writing Center by going to gwc.ucr.edu.

Program Staff

Program Coordinator

Jennifer Kavetsky, Ph.D.
(951) 827-2516

Program Assistant Coordinator

Jay Farago-Spencer
(951) 827-4385