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Writing Lab FAQ

Where is the Writing Lab?
The Writing Lab is located in Dupre Library, on the first floor. Look for signage directing you to the Writing Lab, or ask the Reference Librarian for help.

What are the Writing Lab hours of operation?
Currently our hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday

What services does the Writing Lab provide?
The Writing Lab provides a place where writing is central. Tutors provide guidance and share their experience as writers. Our main goal is to help writers improve upon their skills. We help with all kinds of writing assignments, from essays to dissertations to resumes to articles. While the Writing Lab's mission does not include editing or proofreading essays, we help our university community acquire and practice these skills themselves. Please see the main page for what community members can expect from a tutoring consultation.

Who can use the Writing Lab services?
Writing Lab services are available to all members of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette community (that is, anyone holding a currently valid ULID).

What is the cost of using Writing Lab services?
Writing Lab services are free to the members of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette community.

What kind of writing assistance for students is currently available in the Writing Lab?
Currently, tutors assist writers on a one-to-one basis. Tutors help writers at any stage of the writing process, from preliminary brainstorming to drafting and even final editing.

How does one schedule an appointment with a tutor?

Book a session

Walk-ins are welcome

Who tutors in the Writing Lab?
Tutors in the Writing Lab are students themselves. Student tutors relate to common writing problems faced by their peers. Most of our tutors are graduate students in English. A few of our tutors are advanced undergraduates.