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Online Tutoring

The Writing Center at MSU provides walk-in tutoring and consultation for all MSU students and faculty; if you are a distance education student who is unable to come to campus, we invite you to try out our email submission system!

For the summer 2017 sessions, online tutoring will be available Monday through Wednesday, 9am to 3pm; if you submit your draft after 3 on Wednesday, a tutor will review it the following Monday morning.

In an email addressed to, with “Online Submission: [last name]” in the subject line, please provide the following information:
  • Your full name and M#
  • Course and Instructor name
  • A copy or description of the assignment
  • 2-3 specific questions you have for the tutor. Use questions provided on our link “How to Focus Your Session.”
Attach your draft as a Word document, and hit send!

A tutor will use both Track Changes and general email comments to provide feedback. If you submit your essay Sunday through Thursday, you can expect to receive a response within 48 hours; tutors will read essays submitted on Friday or Saturday (when the Writing Center is closed) when they return to work on Sunday and Monday.

For more information about MSU's Writing Center, please visit us at Should you have any problems, please contact Dr. Kristen Garrison via email,, or by phone, 397-6305.