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Commonly asked Questions:

When is ARC open?

Face to face and Online tutoring is available Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Friday from 8:00 AM – 6 PM in our main tutoring center in the Thomas University Library or via Zoom.

How much do ARC services cost?

All ARC services are free to all TU students, including individual tutoring, workshops, and all online services.

Can I bring my laptop/tablet?

Yes! Please do. While we do have access to a number of computers, we encourage you to bring your own. Also please remember a flash drive or let us help you set up a cloud storage account so that you have access to your documents from anywhere.

Can I print my document?

Yes, there are two printers available for students to use to print their documents. Students are given a $40.00 print credit each semester in the Library. Print credits do not roll over to the next semester.

Will my paper be proofread?

No but... We expect you to come to your appointment or include with online information your goals for the session. We want the session to focus on your goals.

However, we also want to teach you to become a self-editor, so we will also help you learn more about grammar, organization, research, editing, revising, and proofreading.

If my paper is reviewed in ARC, does that mean it does not need to be reviewed for plagiarism?

No, writing tutors focus appointments on your goals and seek to assist you with organization, support, and grammar in both online and face to face appointments. Writing tutors may or may not know your discipline; however, they are gifted in helping students become better writers.

How can I arrange to work with an ARC tutor on a writing assignment?

Face to face appointments are available Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Friday from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the Thomas University Library or an online tutor can review your draft and provide you with feedback designed to teach you to recognize problem areas in your writing. To schedule a face to face or online appointment visit our Schedule and Appointment page.

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