Located in the Good Library (Rooms 111 – 113), the Academic Resource and Writing Center (ARWC) offers several programs to promote independent, life-long learning for all students of Goshen College:
- Writing Center & Writing Mentor Program
- Peer Tutoring Program
- Assistance improving organizational & time management skills
- Special services for students with documented learning disabilities
The ARWC assists Goshen College students with documented learning disabilities by helping students advocate for themselves and by coordinating reasonable academic accommodations.
We also provide technological assistance for students with disabilities. In addition, the ARWC refers students to local area resources for further evaluation and support.
Live Online Help – ARWC staff are pleased to be able to provide live online support to students. Contact us for details and to schedule an appointment.
Writing Center & Writing Mentor Program
New Writing Center Hours
The Writing Center is pleased to announce more hours of
writing support than ever before!
- At the Library Reference Desk (near the computer lab)
- Usually staffed from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., with shorter hours on weekends
- 12-2 p.m. Monday through Thursday
- At the Writing Center
- Make appointments by signing up in the Writing Center (in the Library) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Weekly Writing Mentoring
If you want more intensive help, you can request a writing mentor to meet you for one hour per week to work one-on-one (all semester or for a limited time). Please be sure you can make the time commitment before requesting this service.
Contact Judy Weaver: 574-535-7560 or email@example.com.
Or, to request a writing mentor, click here.
Try these links for some excellent writing guides:
- Goshen College Good Library Writing and Citing page
- Purdue University Owl Writing Lab
- Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
Writing mentors: Find helpful tools for working with students at the following link:
Peer Tutoring Program
We all have challenging classes, and most of us have a class or two with which we could use some extra help. The Peer Tutoring Program helps organize peer-tutored study groups of five or fewer students who meet every week for one hour. These groups are available for GC courses only. Your professor can help facilitate forming these study groups in your class. Each semester, we have groups meeting for various subjects such as Spanish, pathophysiology, chemistry, computer programming, economics, statistics, accounting and biology.
Organization and time management
Download and print a handy .PDF of our academic planning calendar:
We offer limited assistance with organization and time management skills. For an individual consultation or more information, please contact Lois Martin, Director of the Academic Resource and Writing Center.
For helpful tips and strategies about time management and study skills, please refer to the following webpage: www.howtostudy.org
Services for students with disabilities
To be eligible to receive accommodations, a student must provide an educational evaluation completed by a licensed professional within the last three years. This documentation will be kept on file in the Academic Resource and Writing Center office. The ARWC provides a variety of services to students with documented learning disabilities. Read more about disability services.