Writing Lab

Beginning March 30, 2020, at noon, for all South Florida State College campuses, online tutoring for the Math and Writing Lab is available through Lib Cal.

Schedule online reservations by clicking on the link below and choosing either “Library Help,” “Math Lab,” or “Writing Lab.”

Updates will appear later. 


Writing Lab

  • Individual and group tutoring
  • Composition and Humanities faculty tutoring
  • Test preparation tutoring
  • General assistance with college writing/learning
  • High-speed Internet, computer, and (Library) printer access
  • Ideal place to study or work on writing assignments
  • Located near the Math Lab, TRIO, and the Library

Note to Students: If you would like feedback on a writing assignment from a tutor in the Writing Lab, please bring a printed copy of a draft or the writing assignment along with the assignment description.

Contact Information

Y-105, first floor of the Library

Writing Lab Phone Number: 863-784-7423

Writing Lab Specialist: Dr. Melvin Hawkins

Email: Melvin.Hawkins@southflorida.edu

Writing Lab Hours

With the exception of holidays, the Writing Lab is open during the fall and spring terms including the week of final exams on Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Writing Lab is open during Summer Flex A on Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. There are periods of open lab/no tutoring during some parts of the day. For a detailed tutoring schedule of the current term, stop by the Writing Lab in Y-105 or email a request to Dr. Melvin Hawkins at MelvinHawkins@southflorida.edu. Online reservations to schedule tutoring appointments in advance are now available. Contact Dr. Hawkins.

Additional Resources

For online help with writing assignments, click on the Smarthinking tab in Brightspace in Panther Central for feedback on submitted drafts or visit these sites:

MLA Resources

APA Resources


Other Online Writing Resources