The Limestone University Writing Center Online offers live peer tutorial sessions to all students. When you visit the Writing Center Online, you will engage in a real-time conversation with a writing tutor who will help you decide how to improve the writing assignment you are working to complete or revise. You will be able to talk with the tutor using the microphone and speakers on your computer, a web cam, or a chat function.

The Writing Center Online uses a platform called Upswing to conduct online sessions. 

Please watch the following tutorial video to learn how to schedule an appointment, upload a document, and meet with a tutor online: 

How to Schedule Your Online Writing Center Appointment

To access Upswing, go to https://limestone.upswing.io

 

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If you have any questions, please email jstubblefield@limestone.edu from your Limestone email account.  Please place the title "Writing Center Online" in the subject line of the email.

No-Show Policy

The writing tutors take appointments seriously. If you schedule an appointment to work with a writing tutor, online or in person, please come to the appointment at your scheduled time.

If a student does not show up for a scheduled session, the tutor will do the following:

  • 10 minutes after the appointment was supposed to start, the tutor will email/ message the student.
  • The tutor will wait for 15 minutes; after 15 minutes, the tutor will leave/ log out.

Upswing Online Privacy Statement

Upswing archives whiteboard and chat information from tutorial sessions held online. These archives may be accessed, for the purposes of tutor training and quality control, by the Limestone faculty and staff who supervise our tutoring programs.

By accessing an online session, you agree with the privacy statement above.