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Tutoring & Writing Lab: Home

Information on the Parkland College Learning Commons Tutoring and Writing Lab

These services are free and available on a walk-in basis. Just come on in to the Learning Commons in R201, and we'll help you find the help you need or call 217/373-3839 for more information.


Tutoring Schedule


How we serve YOU:

  • Provide Parkland students with accessible, affordable, and comprehensive instructional and support services responsive to individual learning styles, academic skill levels, and socio-emotional expectations.    
  • Create a stimulating, low-anxiety learning environment and situations that build student confidence, encourage student learning, and assist students in successfully adapting to academic and social expectations.    
  • Introduce personal and academic growth opportunities that promote student academic persistence.
  • Advocate for student ownership in their individual and collective educational planning process.
  • Offer Parkland faculty, staff, and administrators comprehensive academic support that enhances their respective learning and teaching styles.

Writing Lab

Writing Lab Schedule

The Writing Lab, in the Learning Commons on the second floor of X-Wing, is a free, walk-in service where writing faculty can provide you with help at any stage of your writing in any course—from getting started to citing sources correctly—as well as with transfer essays, job application letters, and other writing projects. The Writing Lab is open Monday to Friday, in person and on Zoom, with varied hours to suit different needs. Add Writing Lab on Cobra to see the schedule, access tutoring on Zoom, and find useful links and handouts, including MLA and APA documentation.

School Supplies Pantry!

  • If you need binders, notebooks, pens, pencils, highlighters, etc., stop by the School Supplies Pantry, sponsored by the Parkland Writing Lab. The supplies are donated to the pantry and are available to you at no charge.
  • Located in the Learning Commons (near the entrance) on the 2nd floor of the X Wing.

Parkland College Library
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

Fax: 217/351-2581