Online Consulting

Writing Center consultant working on laptop

Online appointments are only available to students enrolled in online programs and courses at USD.


All other students are welcome to book appointments in-person at the Writing Center.

User Guidelines

1. If you are interested in booking an online consultation, please first read our online consulting Policies & Procedures.

2. Then you may contact the writing center via email at, and schedule an online appointment. 

To complete the appointment request:

1. Fill out the brief intake form that includes a question about your most pressing concern(s) with your assignment
2. Enter the assignment prompt or assignment description into the space provided.
3. Upload your draft or document.

*Note that the draft can be at any stage of the writing process. From brainstorming and organizing ideas into an outline to polishing a mostly finalized draft, online consultants will provide feedback and questions to help empower your progress.