We'd love it if you'd let your students know about the Center by including this blurb on your syllabus. Simply copy and paste the following text into the document:
Fall 2021 syllabus blurb
Fred Meijer Center for Writing and Michigan Authors
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org - (616) 331-2922 or Patrick Johnson (Director - email@example.com - (616) 331-8077)
Main Location: Lake Ontario Hall, Room 120 (Allendale)
Satellite Locations: Mary Idema Pew Knowledge Market (1st floor) and Steelcase Knowledge Market (Devos Building A)
Online: Virtual writing support is available during all hours of operation for both drop-ins or scheduled appointments. Email support is also available (provided within 72 hours of submission).
The Fred Meijer Center for Writing provides writing assistance to all GVSU students, on any type of project and at any stage of the process. The Writing Center employs both undergraduate and graduate writing consultants from across majors and disciplines. Consultants are trained to help writers brainstorm, organize, or develop their ideas; and they can help writers edit their own work and document sources correctly. The Center's services are free and students can work with an idea, assignment prompt, or draft of their paper.
Writing Center services are available in-person and online for both drop-ins and scheduled appointments. In-person support is available at our physical locations, however hours vary by location so please check Book It and our program website for up-to-date information - gvsu.edu/wc. Online support and appointment scheduling can be accessed via Book It (https://www.gvsu.edu/bookit/) where students can virtually drop-in and/or schedule an online or in-person appointment. Both appointments and drop-ins are available during all service hours: (Mon-Thurs 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.- 11 p.m.).
Due to COVID-19, in-person consulting availability may change so please check the Writing Center’s website for up-to-date information. We look forward to working with you!
Fall/Winter Syllabus Blurb:
The Fred Meijer Center for Writing, with locations at the Allendale and Pew/Downtown Grand Rapids campuses, is a peer service available to assist you with writing for any of your classes. Writing consultants, who are fellow GVSU students, are trained to help you with all stages of your writing process, from brainstorming to organizing to editing your papers. Simply bring an idea, prompt, or draft of your paper along with the assignment sheet to any of the Center's locations. The Center's services are free and you can drop in and work with a consultant or make an appointment, either through Book It or by calling the Center (331-2922). For additional information about Writing Center services and locations please visit our website: http://www.gvsu.edu/wc/
FALL/WINTER Graduate SYLLABUS BLURB:
The Fred Meijer Center for Writing, with locations at the Allendale and Pew/Downtown Grand Rapids campuses, is a peer service available to assist you with writing for any of your graduate classes. Writing consultants, both graduate and undergraduate, are trained to help you with all stages of your writing process, from brainstorming to organizing to editing your papers. Graduate students have access to additional service options including 50-minute scheduled appointments and email consultations. The Center's services are free and you can drop in for a 30-minute session or make a 50-minute appointment, either through Book It or by calling the Center (331-2922). Hours and locations can be found on our website (http://www.gvsu.edu/wc/) and additional information about graduate services can be found here: https://www.gvsu.edu/wc/graduate-student-services-100.htm
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