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Welcome to the Writing & Reading Center

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Writing and Reading Center is part of the Academic Resource Center (ARC), a federal TRIO student support service in operation since 1976. Whether students need writing help, tutoring for courses in humanities or social sciences, skill-building, or support for physical or learning disabilities, the WRC staff is ready to help.

Upcoming NEPTA Conference

We will be hosting the New England Peer Tutoring Association's Conference on April 5, 2014.  We hope you'll join us.  The theme of our conference will be Harry Potter, so please draft your proposals accordingly!

In case you're interested in attending, you can access our registration form here.


University Workshops

We host several workshops throughout the year for the campus community, particularly our TRIO grant clients.  The workshops we're offering for spring 2014 are:

  • Resume Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Writing Personal Statements
  • Public Speaking
  • Writing GRE Analytical Essays

A full list of workshops and times may be found here.

Mission Statement

Staffed by peer tutors, our services are used by both undergraduate and graduate students. It doesn't matter if you have only one question or if you need long term assistance in one or more areas; the WRC exists to help students be successful at UMass Dartmouth.  Here you can view the full Mission Statement.

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To view an introductory video highlighting the WRC's services and philosophy created by our tutors Jordan Ochs and Adam Turner, click on the image below.





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