For the Fall 2020 semester, please follow these instructions to schedule your online Writing Center appointment.
Step 1: Navigate to the Writing Center's Bookings page.
Step 2: Sign-in to your Howard student email account (email@example.com).
Step 3: Select the appropriate appointment session: Online Tutoring Session or Online Tutoring Session (Graduate Students).
Step 4: The calendar will now appear. Choose a date and time for your appointment.
Step 5: Scroll down to the “Add your details” section. Include your name and your email address. Use the “Notes” box to inform your tutor of any requests you may have concerning your appointment.
Step 6: Scroll down to the “Provide Additional Information” section. Choose the response that best fits the nature of the appointment. (You can also provide a detailed explanation in the “Notes” box.)
Step 7: Click “Book” to confirm your appointment. A confirmation of the appointment will be sent to the email address you provided. The confirmation email will also contain the link to the tutoring session in Microsoft Teams. Do not delete this email!
Step 8: Be sure to install Microsoft Teams before your appointment. Use the guidelines provided here to complete the installation.
Note: Tutors will only provide feedback on Microsoft Word documents (.docx/.doc) or pdf. You may also submit supporting documents such as assignment sheets or instructor feedback. Include your specific questions or concerns in the “Notes” section when booking your appointment. If you need to cancel your appointment, you can do so via the link at the bottom of the confirmation email. You can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to have a staff member cancel your appointment on your behalf.