Writing Tutors

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Kirkland's 2019–20 Writing Tutors: Philip Gant, Kylie Sago (coordinator), Thomas Plumb-Reyes

Kirkland's Writing Team coordinates programming to help students develop their writing skills and manage projects like the senior thesis.

Writing AccounTABLE schedule, Fall 2019

We provide a quiet space, snacks, and writerly solidarity. Just bring writing materials and something to work on!

10/17 (Thurs.) 3–5pm SCR
10/23 (Wed.) 2–4pm D-Hall
10/30 (Wed.) 10am–12pm SCR
11/6 (Wed.) 3–5pm SCR
11/13 (Wed.) 4–6pm SCR
11/20 (Wed.) 1–3pm SCR
11/25 (Wed.) 4–6pm SCR


Writing Resources

Harvard College Writing Center

From questions about assignments (at any stage) and general writing skills, the Harvard College Writing Center can help. Staffed by trained undergraduate tutors. Make an appointment, or attend drop-in hours. Certain departments have affiliated Writing Fellows who hold office hours for discipline-specific advice. An English Grammar and Language Tutor is available to help with nitty-gritty language questions for all kinds of writing.

Check out their site to schedule an appointment, learn about drop-in hours, and check out handy online guides like Strategies for Essay Writing, the Harvard Guide to Using Sources, and Brief Guides to Writing in the Disciplines.


Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

"Through the Learning Lab and other initiatives, the Bok Center offers undergraduates the opportunity to participate in designing their own education and transforming the Harvard curriculum. Think of us as 'the place where you learn everything else.'"

Programming for undergraduates including Course Hackathons, Course Assistant Training, Learning Lab Undergraduate Fellows, Undergraduate Consultants, K–12 Ed Portal Mentors

Learning Lab "an intergenerational team and a studio space builty to support creative approaches to teaching and learning."


Harvard Library

Need help locating primary and secondary sources? Figuring out how to find sources in the library catalog, HOLLIS? Want to learn more about the amazing collections at Harvard? Talk with a librarian!