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8 AM - 8 PM Monday - Thursday

8 AM - 5 PM Friday & Saturday

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SCC Seminar, Workshop, Drop-in Group Tutoring campus-wide

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Professors must register their email address. 

--D203 In-house Schedule

  • Schedule two in-house 1/2 hr. appointments per week
  • Schedule only one 1/2 hr. appointment per day
  • Drafts of five or more pages or INRW, ESL, and students with ACCESS documentation may schedule a 1 hr. appointment by request
  • To avoid No-Show penalties, students must log into and cancel (bottom of appointment form) at least one hour prior to their scheduled appointment

Bring the following items to each consultation

  • One typed hard copy of draft.
  • A copy of assignment, prompt, and/or rubric.

For reasons of safety and liability, the Center discourages parents from bringing young children to appointments.  Please make an online VirtualMuse appointment instead.


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Workshop, and Seminar Schedule

Upcoming Workshops & Seminars

Pumpkin Art

Presenter: Professor Smith

Tues., Oct. 24, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in D225

Want to have the “baddest” pumpkin in the neighborhood instead of the “most sincere”?  Prof. Jerry Smith will show some ideas about how to do more than carve triangle eyes and toothy grins; instead, you’ll learn how to make an artistic statement!  Come share in the fun.

That Pesky Punctuation!

Presenter: Professor Megarity

Tues., Oct. 24, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. in D225

Proper use of punctuation is essential for written English communication.  Improper use can cause confusion and frustration for both the writer and the reader.  In this seminar, basic rules of punctuation will be examined and practiced.

Math: Solving Trigonometric Equations

Wed., Oct. 25, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. in D225

Breaking the Box: Developing Research Questions and Arguments

Presenter: Professor Cooper

Wed., Oct. 25, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. in D225

This seminar will focus on developing interesting research questions as a scaffolding method for composing complex and solid thesis statements in academic essays. 

Pro/Con-A-Thon: Finding Resources for Argumentative and Research Papers

Presenter: Instructor Nichole Boone

Thurs., Oct. 26, 2:30–3:45 p.m. in L110 (library)

Learn to find good quality sources for argumentative essays and issue papers. 

The Basics: Grammar, Word Choice, Punctuation

Presenter: Professor Howard

Thurs., Oct. 26, 5:30–6:30 p.m. in D225

Brush up on how to apply elementary writing basics that help distinguish good essays from bad.

Grammar Guru II

Presenter: Professor Foster- Eason

Fri., Oct 27, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. in D225

Come with your grammar and punctuation questions.  The grammar guru will answer them. Feel free to bring examples from your own assignments.  If you would like to send questions or inquires in advance to ensure your question gets answered, email

APA Formatting for the Social Sciences

Presenter: Lead Katie Wallis

Sat., Oct. 28, 10:30–11:30 a.m. in D225

Have your APA questions answered by an expert, and learn the fundamentals of APA formatting and citation.

Students may access the  group and workshop schedule through the drop-down arrow at the top of any other schedule page, and on the log-in page, to obtain information about days and times for group tutorials, workshops, and seminars.

All group tutorials and seminars are free, and no registration is necessary. Professors are sent electronic notice of student attendance.

To make an in-house appointment with CPC or PRC, please follow this link to access their contact information on the Collin College Writing Center page: Collin College Writing Center. To get help from the OWL, choose one of Spring Creek's online schedules from the drop-down menu on this site's log-in page.