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University Writing Center

  •  WELCOME TO THE UMES UNIVERSITY WRITING CENTER!

    We serve UMES undergraduates across the disciplines. 
     We are tutoring online for Fall 2020
    To access the My Writing Center Online site, log in through the UMES portal; the Writing Center is the last app there.


    Director:  Dr. Terry Kundell, tlkundell@umes.edu 

    The University Writing Center is dedicated to providing the University community one-on-one assistance with all types of writing at all stages of the writing process.  
    NOTE:  The Writing Center tutors will help you and provide you with skills to do your own writing, revising, and editing, but they should not and will not write, revise, or edit for you.  

    The University Writing Center is staffed by a half-time Director, who has a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Linguistics, an Assistant Director, who is one class from completing her English degree, and part-time peer tutors from various majors, who are selected based on their strong writing and interpersonal skills and trained to assist students with writing issues across the disciplines. 

    With our online scheduling program, My Writing Center Online, you can check availability and schedule appointments in advance.  Just log in through My UMES, and select the Writing Center icon.   

    You can cancel or change appointments online up to 1/2 hour before the appointment time.  If you miss 2 scheduled appointments, you will be blocked from the online scheduling system and will have to contact Dr. Kundell to discuss the issue.

    WC Spring 2020 Staff a
    Spring 2020 Writing Center Staff (photo above): Dr. Terry Kundell, Director/ English Professor; Nikolas Mejia, English major;
    Jessie Clatterbuck, Assistant Director/ English major; Dani Cerritos, Agriculture/ Pre-Vet major; 
    Cita Christian, English major/ Digital Media Studies minor; Ciani Wells, English major; Christian Ferguson, English major

    Fall 2020 Writing Center Staff: (no photo available since we are tutoring virtually): Dr. Terry Kundell, Director/ English Professor; Cita Christian, English major/ Digital Media Studies minor; Jaylah Easter, Engineering major; Christian Ferguson, English major; Zoe Gobourne, Jordan Kelly, Rehabilitation Psychology major; Human Ecology major; Armesia Sherman, Biology major; Ciani Wells, English major

     
    We look forward to working with you! 

    Writing Center Services  

    We provide UMES undergraduates assistance with the following:
    writing assignments across the disciplines;
    any stage of the writing process:
    pre-writing, drafting, revising, editing, proofreading;  
    general writing skills:
    grammar / punctuation / mechanics skills.

    In addition to helping you with class assignments, we would love to help you with your
    résumés, cover letters, and personal statements for employment and for graduate school.

    2020 Fall Writing Center Hours: Now Online!

    last updated 10/2/2020 by Terry Kundell, Director of the Writing Center (tlkundell@umes.edu)