The Writing Center is located in the Information Commons in the School Library and provides free tutorial assistance to registered students. Tutors are SSW students, trained to facilitate the development of critical reading, writing, and research skills. The services include tutorial assistance, E-tutor assistance, and instructional and website research handouts. Drop-in service operates on a first-come, first-served basis, during which time students can meet with a tutor for up to 30 minutes. The length of the session depends upon individual needs.
Writing Center E-tutor Assistance
When students cannot attend tutoring in the Writing Center or when they have a specific question, online contact is an efficient way of receiving assistance. Using E-tutor, the student can ask a question about the writing process as well as send a paper as a Word attachment for review. The student must include his or her full name, Hunter email address, the course title, and basic information about the assignment. The address is
Writing Center Instructional Handouts and Website:
Students can access all Writing Center handouts at hunter.cuny.edu/socwork/sswwc Students can also access the website for information pertaining to social work research, including online databases; national organizations; city, state, and federal government agencies; and social work journals and publications.