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Student Success Center

2nd Floor Powell Hall • University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Writing Center

Writing Center Assistant providing student with writing instructionWriting Center hours are available online only during the Fall 2020 semester. Students are encouraged to submit items to the Writing Center via our Writing Assistance Request form to have their course papers reviewed. Turn around time on submissions is typically 24-48 hours. Students may also request face-to-face by contacting Mark Kelly at (207) 834-7806 or by email at timothy.kelly@maine.edu.

The Writing Center Assistants are skilled writers and tutors who have received additional training in writing instruction. If you need help with any of the items below, the Writing Center can help!

  • Talk through or clarify an assignment
  • Choose a topic
  • Plan/organize/outline a paper
  • Draft a paper
  • Get feedback on a draft
  • Check for structure/coherence/transitions
  • Check research/citations
  • Consult about the grammar/sentence structure/spelling/punctuation
  • Talk through/clarify your professor's comments so that you can improve your writing