Drop-in Appointments

What are drop-ins?

Drop-in appointment are unscheduled appointments that take place between 1pm and 3pm Monday-Thursday, 1pm and 2pm Fridays. No one can schedule a regular appointment during in the Writing Center these time periods. Drop-in appointments last 20 minutes.

The focus of drop-in appointments is on specific, pointed concerns, using help docs as a centerpiece. As such, features of traditional appointments, such as reading the paper out loud, may be forgone either on the basis of necessity for the sake of brevity.

Signing up for a Drop-in Appointment

Drop-ins run on a first-come, first serve basis. The desk tutor will tell the first student to arrive for a drop-in to write his or her her name on the whiteboard next to the number 1. The second student will take number 2, and so on and so on. when a student finishes an appointment, the desk tutor will cross off the name from the whiteboard; if students are waiting, they can write their names into the next open spots. Students can start signing up for drop-ins