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Des Moines

Writing Center

Learning Commons Writing and Math Center

The Des Moines Writing and Math Center offers peer tutoring in Writing, Math and Accounting/Finance.

Des Moines Tutoring Center

Summer Writing tutoring:
Wed 3-7
Thurs 3-7
Monday-Friday and Sunday online
* For a writing tutoring appointment, stop by 29-313, email, or fill out the student information form at

Accounting/Finance tutoring:
Accounting/Finance tutoring will return in the fall.

Online Tutoring:

For students who cannot make it to campus during office hours, the Online Learning Commons provides peer writing and math tutoring services for all CWU-Des Moines students. Tutors can work with you on any assignment for any class to help you build your academic writing, problem solving, and research skills. Online tutoring is available in all the following formats:

Outlook Email (writing only):
Email consultations are available on a first-come/first-served basis by emailing your paper to Email requests should include the following:
Name & Student ID
Campus & Major
Year of study (Junior/Senior)
Languages spoken
Course # and Professor
Assignment instructions or requirements

Skype (writing and math):
Skype consultations are available by appointment at CWU-UWC. Please email to request a Skype appointment and include the following information
Name & Student ID
Skype user name
Campus & Major
Year of study (Junior/Senior)
Languages spoken
Course # and Professor

Canvas Consultations (writing and math):
CWU-Des Moines students are automatically enrolled in the "Online Learning Commons" in Canvas where "live" drop-in tutoring sessions are conducted through Blackboard Collaborate. If you are interested in receiving online writing or math help, please log into the "Online Learning Commons" under your Canvas course list and check the calendar/scheduler for specific tutors' drop-in hours.


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To make an appointment, please use the online Appointment Request Form.
Questions? Please send us an email.
Or call (206) 439-3800 ext. 3827.