About Writing Help Services
You will find three separate services to help you with your writing while at College of the Rockies:
1) Face-to-Face Writing Lab
The Writing Lab is located in the Library's Study Room 120A1.
The Face to Face Writing Lab is open for the Winter 2017 term from Monday, January 16th to Thursday, April 13th, 2017.
Mondays 9:00 am to 2:00 pm by appointment only
Tuesdays 9:00 am to 2:00 pm by appointment only
Wednesdays 9:00 am to 2:00 pm drop-in only
Thursdays 11:00 am to 2:00 pm drop-in only
The Writing Lab is a free service available to all College of the Rockies registered students. It is staffed by a qualified writing tutor who helps students with individual writing consultations by appointment. The goal of the Writing Lab is to help students improve the writing skills they need to be successful at the college level. The Writing Lab works closely with the Library to provide a range of academic support services.
Booking an Appointment
Sign up sheets are available at the Circulation Desk in the Library.
The Drop-In service is located in Room 247.
The Drop-in Service is open for the Fall 2016 term from Monday, September 19th to Thursday, December 8th.
Note: Tutor is not available the week of September 26th to 30th.
Week of September 19th and October 3rd to December 8th:
- Monday 1:00 to 2:30 pm
- Tuesday 10:00 to 11:00 am & 1:30 to 3:00 pm
- Wednesday Noon to 1:00 pm
- Thursday 10:00 to 11:00 am & 2:30 to 4:00 pm
WriteAway is an online writing support service for undergraduate students. Submit up to three drafts of your paper to WriteAway, and online tutors will provide strategies and resources to help you improve your writing.
WriteAway is now closed for the semester break. The service will reopen on January 16th to April 7th, 2017.
Need Help Learning Computer Programs?
The College Library provides access to Lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos.
Access this vast library of high-quality videos that will help you update your software, creative or business skills. Each online video tutorial is presented in short segments and many courses include exercises to help clarify the instruction.
Topics offered include: the entire suite of Microsoft and Adobe products, website development, business skills, design skills, audio and video tools, creative inspirations, and much more. All of the courses are taught by expert instructors and have fully searchable transcripts.
Keep track of your learning with playlists and earn certificates of accomplishment for each course viewed.
To setup an account, please send an email to the Library's Reference Desk.
Lynda.com can be accessed 24/7 and can even be viewed on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, or other mobile device.