Policies & Procedures

Our Mission

The mission of the Dixie State University Writing Center is to assist students in developing, drafting, and revising their writing through peer-to-peer consultation and small group instruction. We strive to create an academic community of strong and confident writers, both at Dixie State University and in the southern Utah community.

Booking Policies

  • Students with appointments have priority over walk-ins.
  • Students who are more than five minutes late forfeit their scheduled appointment time.
  • Online appointments must be scheduled at least thirty minutes in advance.
  • Departmental tutoring availability varies depending on the schedules of individual tutors.
  • Tutoring sessions are limited to thirty minutes each.
  • Students are allowed two tutoring sessions per day.
  • Students are not allowed to schedule back-to-back appointments.

Additional Policies & Procedures

  • The ideal tutoring session includes a student who is prepared with an assignment description and a rough draft of the assignment.
  • The Writing Center reserves the right to direct students to particular tutors.
  • The Writing Center's computers are reserved for students engaged in tutoring sessions.
  • Disruptive students will be referred to the Writing Center Coordinator.