Tutoring Services

The IVCC Writing Center offers students numerous ways to seek help with writing assignments. We hope one is a good fit for you!

Traditional Tutoring

Can’t make it to campus? We offer several ways to get the help you need!

Phone Consultations

  • Schedule an appointment to chat with a Writing Center tutor about how best tackle your assignment. Find out more about phone consultations!

Zoom Video or Audio Consultations

  • Zoom is a free, user-friendly platform for video and audio conferencing. IVCC students with a webcam and microphone can talk face-to-face with a tutor, or can skip the webcam and chat with audio only. Learn about Zoom and schedule an appointment here!

Online Writing Center

  • Online help for students enrolled in online courses. Discover how the Online Writing Center works!
  • Quick Queries

    • For brief questions about punctuation, grammar rules, and documentation, you can now email the Writing Center.Here are some examples of specific questions:

      Is this a run-on sentence?

      Is this a correct Works Cited entry?

      Do titles of books go in quotation marks?

      Please include your name in your email. For some questions, it will be helpful for us to know which course you are in, what kind of paper you are writing, and what documentation style you are using. Please include any information you think we will find helpful. We will try to respond as soon as possible during our working hours.

      Quick Query is best suited for brief questions.  For in-depth consultations, schedule an appointment by stopping by the Writing Center, calling 815-224-0637, or using our online form.