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Center for Academic Development & Enrichment
225 Alumni Hall
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 436-3010

Service Hours Fall 2017:
Mon-Thurs: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

(Admin. Offices close at 4:30 daily)


General Writing Help


How do I sign up for an appointment?

Signing up for an appointment for help with writing is free and easy. Go to and Click "Writing Assistance." Choose the service you want and fill out the information using your SUNY Oneonta username and ID. Choose any appointment with the writing tutors listed on the page.

Be sure to show up on time to the appointment you make because the tutors see students every 30 minutes. Appointments start and end on time.

Here are your options:

Writing under Pressure Workshop: Prep for success on the CWE and other essay exams

This one-hour workshop is designed to help students understand the basics needed to do well on timed or high-stakes writing assignments. This workshop is especially helpful for CWE preparation or for those who take essay exams. This workshop can also help those who want to get an idea of the general principles that can help them with writing for their courses.

Individual, ONE-TIME appointment

You may sign up for a ½ hour consultation with a writing center tutor to go over your class paper or CWE essay. Typically, peer writing consultants meet with students to review class papers. Professional writing tutors meet with students to review College Writing Exam essays. (Before you sign up for an individual appointment to review your CWE essay, we ask that you consider attending the Writing under Pressure Workshop first.)

Professional Writing Tutoring (COMP - Individual Composition)

This service is designed for students who need sustained assistance in writing. Students enrolled who sign up for professional writing tutoring will meet with a writing center instructor for ½ hour twice per week for five weeks.

College Writing Exam (CWE)

When you know you are ready, sign up to take the College Writing exam at Click on "College Writing Exam."