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Fall 2020: We open Monday, August 31 for in-person and Zoom-based writing conferences. If you have a Consultant assigned to your class, check with your professor about when and where meeting will take place. Class-based Consultants can also be found using a link on the left side of this page (or bottom for mobile devices), under "Consultant Schedules."

The schedule below provides times and other information for drop-in work at Boatwright Library or via Zoom for any course.

You may see any of the Consultants listed below for online meetings. For in-person meetings, Consultants will be in Room 171A, and if not check the area for a Consultant on duty; they should have a sign with their name and be seated in the area. No appointments will be necessary. Consultants marked "Zoom only" will be available for Zoom meetings. 

SPCS students have the option of seeing our specialist Consultant, Emily Ball, who works directly with SPCS faculty.  Her hours begin the week of Sept 7, W & Th 7-8pm and by appointment. To meet with Emily, you can find out more here (UR login credentials required).

How to prepare:

  • Come by as soon as you can. Night-before conferences will likely make your paper worse. We don't fix every error for you, so be ready to answer questions focusing on assignment, thesis, and evidence before we move to repeated sentence-level issues.
  • Have a copy of your assignment for the Consultant, and a draft you can share via Google Drive or as an e-mail attachment during the conference. We will not handle paper drafts in person in order to reduce risk of COVID-19.
  • Practice with Zoom, before going online. The Consultants will be trained to help you share your screen and resolve technical issues, but it's valuable to know in advance how to do these things, to make the most use of the conference time.
  • Be patient. Normally, conferences should last 30-45 minutes. We will help everyone we can, on a first-come, first-served basis.

You can access Zoom rooms for the Consultants listed by clicking here (UR login credentials required).

Day Time Consultant Majors / Minors / Interests
Monday 10-noon Julia Brittain Healthcare, WGSS, History  
noon-2pm Walker Campbell Mathematical Economics, English
4-6pm Morgan Tolan Journalism, Rhetoric & Communications, Spanish
6-8-pm Simi Jung (Zoom only) Business Administration, Rhetoric & Communications
8-10pm Ali Munro Sociology, Art History, and WGSS
Tuesday 10-noon Mike Limongelli Business, Philosophy
noon-2pm Haley Hom (Zoom only) Rhetoric, Philosophy, Biology
4-6pm Genevieve Markee Political Sci, Chinese, English, History
6-8-pm Noah Jacobs Journalism, English
Wednesday 10-noon Matt Barnes (Zoom only) Computer Science, Leadership
2-4pm Kendall Schuchman (Staring week of 9/7) (Zoom Only) Psychology, Healthcare Studies, Entrepreneurship 
6-8pm Michael Fitzgerald (Zoom only) Business Administration, Economics, Finance
Thursday noon-2pm Gabby Kiser English, History, Art History
2-4pm Charlotte Pratt Leadership Studies, Healthcare Studies
4-6pm Sophie Peltzer Leadership, Political Science, Healthcare Studies
6-8-pm Erin DeRubertis (Zoom Only) Business Administration, Finance, Entrepreneurship 
Friday noon-2pm Caroline Dembiczak (Zoom Only) English, PPEL, Political Sci, Healthcare Studies
2-4pm Maya Lieberman(Staring week of 9/7)  (Zoom Only) Englsih, American Studies
4-6pm Olive Gallmeyer WGSS, American Studies, Theater
Sunday noon-2pm Haley Lawrence Environmental Studies, Theatre
2-4pm Bryce Horman Business, Computer Science
4-6pm Will Walker  Leadership Studies, English, WGSS 
6-8-pm Morgan Deckert (Zoom only) Political Science, PPEL, WGSS, English
8-10pm Camille Juliana (Zoom only) Economics, Psychology