Graduate Consultations


Welcome to our Graduate Student Consultation program! We are graduate students helping graduate students!

Our Graduate Consultants are prepared to work with graduate students in any discipline over the course of their time in their program.

Our Graduate Writing Consultants are ready to work with you. Look for them on our appointment scheduler!

  • Aaron H.
  • Anne G.
  • CJ W.
  • ​​​​​Hayleigh W.
  • Lindsay C.
  • Mary B.
  • Trevor J.

Use the link below to self-schedule with one of the Graduate Writing Consultants!

Sign up for a Graduate Writing Consultation today!

You can also call the Writing Commons at 330-672-1787 and we will schedule your consultation for you. Remote consultations are also available. Call today!


Our mission is to help graduate student writers to . . .

  • Stay productive during the entire writing process.
  • Set appropriate goals.
  • Develop revision and editing skills.
  • Offer helpful feedback on clarity, conciseness, etc. 
  • Craft convincing arguments.
  • Develop research strategies.
  • Connect with statistical consultants, librarians, etc. 
  • Understand grammar and punctuation.
  • Navigate MLA, APA, and other documentation styles.

We can help . . . 

  • Graduate students at any stage of the writing process.
  • Both non-native and native-English speakers. 

We can help with any type of writing, including: 

  • Theses and dissertations. 
  • Capstone projects. 
  • Resumes and Cover letters. 
  • Presentations. 
  • Articles.
  • Research papers. 


Can the Writing Commons help me with my thesis/dissertation? 

We can help! We can help with any project, but there is a time limit. All sessions are 45 minutes long, and you have work with us for two sessions each day day. We advise scheduling multiple sessions over time during the writing process for long or very complex projects. Our Graduate Consultants are prepared to work with graduate students in any discipline over the course of their time in the program.

How does the feedback I receive at the Writing Commons compare to that of my Departmental/Faculty Advisor? 

We can . . . 

  • Give you an outside reader perspective on your work. 
  • Help you to apply editing and punctuation conventions. 
  • Support you as you practice documentation formats. 
  • Connect you with additional resources: software, statistics, librarians 

Your Thesis Advisor / Dissertation Director can . . . 

  • Evaluate your research question. 
  • Evaluate the quality of your research. 

Sign up for a Graduate Writing Consultation today!