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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)


Writing Assistance


What kinds of writing help are available?

CADE's Writing Center offers courses and tutoring in writing.

Writing Courses:

COMP Professional Tutoring - Individualized Writing Instruction - You can sign up for this type of tutoring if you need help with basic skills for the College Writing Exam, long-term help with a research project, or general writing processes assistance. To sign up, you must enter a request in Tracktion, our online scheduling service. Go to and click "Apply for Tutoring." Choose "COMP - (Individualized Writing Instruction)."

Writing Tutoring:

Writing under Pressure - 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. Sign up for this workshop at

Course Paper - If you have a writing assignment for a course for which you would like some help, the Writing Center is the place to go! To sign up for a one-time writing consultation appointment with a peer writing consultant, you must enter a request in Tracktion, our online scheduling service. Go to and click "Writing Assistance ." Fill in all the required information and choose an appointment that works with your schedule.

College Writing Exam - If you have received a notice saying that you did not pass the CWE and that you should come in to meet with a CADE staff member, please consider taking the "Writing under Pressure" workshop first. Go to and click "Writing Assistance." Fill in all the required information. You can also review your essay with a professional writing tutor.