Learning Support Services

CWU-Westside Centers

Sandi Gruberg, Assistant Director            

  • Des Moines Center
    Higher Education Building 29, Office 313
  • Phone: (206) 439-3800 ext.3827
  • E-mail: WestsideWC@cwu.edu


Westside Learning Support Services/Writing Center provides writing tutoring services for all Westside Center and online-major students. Tutors can work with you on any assignment for any class to help you build your academic writing. critical thinking, and research skills.

Writing tutoring at the Des Moines Center:

Writing tutoring is available in Des Moines on a drop-in or appointment basis. Drop-in is offered on a first-come/first-served basis. In-person appointments can be scheduled in Des Moines by emailing  westsidewc@cwu.edu.

Fall 2016 Des-Moines Writing Center hours:

Monday 9am-2:30pm and 6pm-8pm

Tuesday 9am-4:30pm and 7:30pm-9pm

Wednesday 9am-3pm and 5pm-8pm

Thursday 9am-5pm

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday online

Online writing tutoring for all university center students:

Online writing tutoring is available seven days a week for online and university center students. If you are interested in receiving writing help via email, Skype or Canvas Chat, please visit our online tutoring page or log into "Online Tutoring: Learning Support Services" under your Canvas course list for more information. Questions about online tutoring can be directed to onlinetutoring@cwu.edu.


Staff Bios:   | Sandi Gruberg