SFSC students in any class and from any campus can access the LibCal Appointment Scheduler to schedule Math and Writing tutoring. Also check out SFSC Tutoring on Facebook.

Writing Lab

Writing Lab

  • General assistance with college writing/learning
  • Test preparation tutoring
  • 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 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 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 additional 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