Writing Center

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Director: Sarah R. Graff, Ph.D.

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

Tempe Location: Honors Hall Study Lounge – 2nd Floor. Tutoring available 6 days a week.

Tempe Walk-in hours: Mondays 3-6pm, Tuesdays 2-5pm, Wednesday 10am-1pm and 2-6pm, Thursdays 2-4pm and Fridays 11am-12:00pm.

Downtown Location: Arizona Center, 3rd floor, Rooms 326 and 328. Tutoring available Monday-Friday.

Tempe and Downtown students, 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. Graff directly at srgraff@asu.edu.


To Apply for a Barrett Writing Tutor Position in the 2019-2020 Academic Year please go to these links:


Applications close at 3:00pm 17-February-2019