Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

The Writing Center at CCC&TI

The Writing Center at CCC&TI

Free │ Supportive │ Individualized │ Collaborative

About the Writing Center

Writing Center staff assist with writing assignments for all courses. Help is available for assignments at any stage in the writing process from prewriting to final drafts. Drop by any time whether it’s for a quick question or a full draft review.

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Tutoring Services

Virtual Tutoring Room

In-Person Tutoring

  • Drop-in anytime. Appointments are not required.
  • You can also schedule an appointment with a Writing Center tutor. For an appointment, email writingcenter@cccti.edu or call 828.726.2376. Please email at least one day in advance. Appointments are limited to one hour.
  • One-on-one tutoring is offered on both campuses

Hours

Weekday hours are virtual and in-person; weekend hours are only virtual.

  • Monday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Sunday 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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The library staff will field questions about writing assignments.

No coverage on holidays or Sat/Sun midnight - 8 a.m.

Helpful Websites

A simple Google search will lead you to countless results for help with writing. These are our favorite sites that we even use ourselves. Check them out!

This site includes multiple resources for writing such as research and citation styles, writing for specific assignments, and tips on how to write every day material.
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

This site has many handouts on various paper types, citation styles, common writing errors, and writing for specific fields. There are also helpful videos on getting started on papers and citing.
https://writingcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/

This resource lists some common writing errors to avoid.
https://scc.spokane.edu/SCCPublicShare/Tips/d__t4s__0__Common_Writing_Errors.pdf

This site offers interactive quizzes on grammar. Explanations and quizzes are offered for many subjects including: commas, fragments, irregular verbs, misplaced modifiers, subject-verb agreement, and many more.
http://www.chompchomp.com/exercises.htm

Writing Center Hours

Caldwell Campus

E-217
(in the Learning Resource Center)

The Learning Resource Center is open
Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Writing Tutors Available

Monday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Watauga Campus

W460 - 120
(in the Academic Support Center)

The Academic Support Center is open
Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Writing Tutors Available

Monday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Grab-n-Go Sessions

Grab-n-Go sessions are available on Wednesday in the LRC on the Caldwell Campus and on Thursday in the Student Commons on the Watauga Campus. Students can drop-in anytime for 15 minute, interactive lessons.

Date Lesson Title Location
2/8/2023 Getting Involved on Campus Caldwell
2/15/2023 Healthy Relationships Caldwell
2/22/2023 Advising 101 Caldwell
3/1/2023 The Value of Volunteering Caldwell
3/15/2023 Substance Use and YOU Caldwell
3/22/2023 Scholarship $ecrets Caldwell
3/29/2023 Writing about 'Where I'm From'
The Mountains that Made Me
Caldwell
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Contacts

Caldwell Campus

Watauga Campus