Academic Writing Center

AWC Location

Located on the fourth floor of Langsam Library in room 401N, the Academic Writing Center provides UC students with free writing assistance. If you would like a trained writing tutor to help you get started on your writing assignment or review your writing, make an appointment or stop in during our drop-in hours.

Schedule an Appointment

The best way to meet with a tutor is to schedule an appointment. Doing so secures your time with a specific tutor of your choosing. Please schedule an appointment on our website or by phone at 513-556-3912.

Download the instructions for scheduling and managing your appointments in TutorTrac and activating text alerts.

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Spring Semester Hours



Drop-in Services

AWC Online Tutoring Programs

The Academic Writing Center has two new online tutoring programs for students: AWC Online and AWC Tutor Feedback. These two programs are accessible for all UC students, so see which one works best for you. 

A student accesses the AWC online.

AWC Online allows students to video conference with AWC Tutors and work on their papers online and in real-time through GoBoard.

If you are interested in conferencing with a tutor online, calll us at 513-556-3912 and request an online tutoring appointment.

You can also obtain an appointment online. Just click "registering for tutoring" near the top of this page, schedule an AWC appointment, and choose "AWC Online." as the reason. Also, if you schedule an appointment online, please write "I want this to be an online appointment" in the appointment scheduling comment box to give us further notice.

After scheduling the appointment, you will be emailed a link to an online video conference room. At the time of your appointment, just be in the video conference room to discuss your writing with your tutor. If you have questions, email Joseph Cunningham at

A student receives feedback online.

With AWC Tutor Feedback, you can submit essays of six pages or less to the AWC, and one of the AWC tutors will look at it, respond with helpful feedback, and email your draft back to you within 48 hours.

Submit your essays via this submission form link. Our tutors will respond within 24-48 hours. 

Students, Staff, and Faculty

If you have any questions regarding the Academic Writing Center, please contact AWC Coordinator Dr. Joseph Cunningham at