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The Center for Excellence in Writing, offers students a friendly, supportive environment in which to receive personalized attention from a trained peer consultant. With three locations to service students - Modesto Maidique Campus, Biscayne Bay Campus, and the Engineering Center - you can schedule individual consultations to review any writing assignment you complete while at FIU. Whether you are brainstorming, drafting, revising or polishing, a writing consultant can assist you with projects such as:

  • Papers, reports, and projects for any course in any department
  • Honors theses, master's theses, dissertations
  • Proposals
  • Resumes and applications for fellowships and employment
  • Personal Statements
  • Group projects
  • PowerPoint presentations and other non-print projects

Online Tutoring

The Center for Excellence in Writing offers personalized online tutoring sessions to help you improve your writing. Online tutoring is available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Additionally, online tutoring is available on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) at various times.

In order to utilize this service, your computer must have a webcam, microphone, and meet the minimum requirements to run Adobe Connect (including plug-ins). Each session lasts 45 minutes and start on the hour. Visit the Online Tutoring FAQ to learn more about the service and review recommendations to make the most of your tutoring session.

To make an appointment with a trained peer consultant, click on the Online Scheduler to view availability.

Services for Graduate Students

The Center for Excellence in Writing welcomes graduate students in all disciplines to schedule an individual consultation or attend a writing workshop. The graduate consultants have personal and professional experience working on longer sustained writing projects. Master’s and doctoral candidates completing theses and dissertations have the opportunity to schedule weekly or bi-weekly appointments with the same consultant to build continuity.