AATC Writing Support (2024)

Why do students choose to use Writing Support at the AATC?

  • We help build better writers, not just better papers
  • We view writing and reading as a process that we’re here to help with
  • We help students build their academic confidence and competence
  • We have a friendly atmosphere where students can discuss their writing

Looking for writing and reading help?

  • New appointments open daily, and the calendar posts more appointments for the next two days each evening, but if you are having trouble with the system, please contact our front desk team. We are most heavily impacted during midterms and finals and appreciate your patience.
Looking for additional support as an undergraduate student, graduate student, or faculty member?

The University Writing Center in TLC provides consultations for the UC Davis community. Read more on their website for how to book an appointment.

AATC Writing Support Services

Writing Support in the AATC offers a variety of appointments to help you succeed with your writing and reading. Click on the buttons below to read our guides and access our calendars. The Writing Studio will be open on the lower level of Shields Library Monday-Thursday 12pm- 5pm starting on April 8 for Spring 2024. Individual in-person appointments can be scheduled through OASIS and will also take place in the lower level of Shields Library. Individual remote appointments can be scheduled through OASIS with tutors and specialists beginning April 1. Please check out our guides for how to select an in-person or remote appointment.

Appointment with a Writing Specialist or Tutor for coursework, scholarships, or appeals (book on OASIS, meet in-person or on Zoom)
Appointment with a Writing Specialist or Tutor for Graduate School Personal Statements or Transfer essays (Book on Oasis, meet in-person or on Zoom)
Submit Writing for Feedback

Writing Workshop Schedule (click to expand)

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due and Avoiding Plagiarism

For more information and to sign up, please visit the UC Davis Library's Workshops, Tours and Orientations page

  • May 8, 2024 at 3:10pm-4:30pm in Shields Library Instruction Lab room 165

Services for Faculty and Staff (click to expand)

If you would like a Writing Specialist to visit your class or partner with your program, we can give a 15-20 minute presentation on services or a design a customized workshop with you. To get started, please complete ourinterest form.

We also have a video of our presentation on our services that you're welcome to show your class.

If you would like to assign a PlayPosit module on avoiding plagiarism, please consider adding these videos AATC made with the UCD Shields Library.

Please contact Kevin Sitz (kwsitz@ucdavis.edu) for more information.

Campus Writing Support Resources (click to expand)

The Writing Support Services in the AATC is not the only UC Davis department that offers writing support. These departments offer one-on-one consultations, online resources, workshops, and more to help support your writing beyond coursework.

The Internship and Career Center can help you with applying for jobs and internships.

Health Professions Advising can help you prepare your materials when applying for graduate school in the medical professions.

Pre-Grad and Law Advising can help you prepare your materials when applying for graduate and law school.

The Office of Research Grant Writing can help you with writing research grants and provides many resources.

The Entry Level Writing Online Resource Page offers many online resources related to improving your writing abilities.

The Writing Center offers appointments and writing support for all undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty.

Academic Department Listings of Tutors for Hire

Some Academic Departments on campus maintain lists of tutors that students can hire. AATC has no affiliation with these listings and does not endorse or vet these tutors. Please carefully consider the following before contacting a private tutor

  • Read any disclaimers on the department listing
  • Agree on a price in writing
  • Talk about what success will look like for you
  • Ask how the tutor is qualified
  • For safety, meet the tutor in a public place

Ready to look for a private tutor to hire? Listings for the Department of:Chemistry;Mathematics;Physics;Statistics

Become a Tutor

If you are interested in helping others be as successful as you are, consider applying for a tutoring position. The rewards are great for both you and the students! Please clickherefor more information and to fill out our online application form.

Other Campus Resources for Students

Not sure where on campus to go for something?
Student Affairs has a great Where to Get Help guide.

Looking for help overall with your classes not just a specific subject?
The Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services (OEOES) offers Success Coaching and Learning Strategies support services.

AATC Writing Support (2024)


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