Writing Center

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Director: Aviva Dove-Viebahn

The Barrett Writing Center offers one-to-one writing tutoring exclusively for Barrett Honors students enrolled in the Honors College’s core class, a two-semester sequence called The Human Event, as well as students enrolled in other Honors courses.  The Barrett Writing Center is directed by Honors faculty and staffed by Honors students who have completed the Human Event classes and received training in all stages of the writing process.

Tempe Location: Honors Hall Study Lounge – 2nd Floor
Downtown Location: Varies: Alena Sanderson's appointments will be at the Corner Bakery Cafe and Jakob Wastek's appointments will be at the Taylor Place Starbucks. Walk-in Hours will be in the Barrett Suite.

Until further notice, there are no walk-in hours at the Tempe or Downtown Writing Centers for Spring 2018. Please make an appointment below:

Schedule Appointment (Barrett Students ONLY)

For non-Barrett students, please visit the ASU Writing Center.


If you need to change or cancel an appointment, please be sure to log in to the appointment system and click on My Appointments to reschedule or cancel your appointment.

What to Bring

  • Your most recent draft, including outlines, quotations you plan to use, or other notes
  • Your Sun Card
  • Your assignment instructions
  • Paper-writing guidelines provided by your professor
  • The text(s) you are using for the paper
  • Previous drafts of the paper and/or previous papers graded by your professor


If you have any questions or comments or if you or your organization would like to request tutors to take part in a special group workshop or event, please contact Dr. Dove Viebahn directly at adovevie@asu.edu