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Online Writing Assistance

Did you know you can work with a Writing Lab faculty member online for those days you can't come to campus? Just select the green Online Writing Lab tab above for more information. 

Just remember that the online Writing Lab is only open during the following hours: 

  • Mondays: 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m., 2 p.m. to 2:50 p.m., and 7 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 7 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 7 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. 
  • Thursdays: 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
  • Fridays: 9 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. 

We really look forward to assisting you!


 

Slight change in Writing Lab hours for Monday, August 29 from 2:00 to 3:50

On Monday, August 29, the Writing Lab will close at 1:50 p.m. for in-person assistance. However, Writing Lab faculty tutors WILL be available online from 2-2:50 p.m., 3-3:50 p.m., and 7-8:50 p.m.

To access a Writing Lab faculty tutor online, please go th the Online Writing Lab tab at the top of the page and follow its directions. We apologize for this inconvenience. 

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Welcome to the Writing Lab!

We are excited to work with you this semester to help you with your academic, personal, and/or professional writing. The Writing Lab is staffed by English professors who want to help you succeed with all of your writing projects.

Here are just some of the ways we can help you:

Free One-on-One Writing Help
The Writing Lab is a drop-in service, so there is no need to make an appointment. Sessions typically last 15-20 minutes depending upon faculty availability. For more information on a typical in-person session, click on the Typical Writing Lab Session tab above.

Free Online Writing Help
The Writing Lab also offers online writing assistance using Microsoft TEAMS. For more information on our online writing help, click on the Online Writing Lab tab above. 

Free Handouts

The Writing Lab offers over 80 handouts on all kinds of writing topics. To access our handouts, click here. 

Free Magazines
Just come in and grab what you want. If you have magazines from within the last two years you would like to donate, we'd love them.

Free School Supplies
The Writing Lab sponsors the School Supplies Pantry where Parkland staff and faculty have donated new or gently-used school supplies such as notebooks, loose leaf paper, folders, index cards, sticky notes, binders, pens, pencils, and highlighters. Just come to the Learning Commons circulation desk and take what you need. We do ask you be mindful of others and only take what you immediately need. You can always come back for more later. 

We are excited to have lots of students on campus again and really look forward to helping you become better and more successful writers. 
 

Writing Lab Hours

The following are our Writing Lab hours for Fall 2022.  

In-Person Writing Lab Hours (in the Learning Commons)

Mondays: 10 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Tuesdays: 9 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Thursdays: 9 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. 

Fridays: 9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. 


Online Writing Lab Hours (Click on the Online Writing Tab above to start an online session)
Mondays: 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m., 2 p.m. to 2:50 p.m., and 7 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.
Tuesdays: 7 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.
Wednesdays: 7 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. 
Thursdays: 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
Fridays: 9 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. 

For a complete schedule of Writing Lab faculty tutors and what hours they work, click the link below.

Parkland College Library
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

217/373-3839
Fax: 217/351-2581