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Writing Center

The ARC is open for tutoring during the fall semester Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Friday 9:00AM to 2:00PM, and Saturday 10:00AM to 3:00PM in the ARC, Eliades 117 at Midlothian and Moyar 222 at Chester. 

Hours of Operation (Fall 2018) – August 24 - December 15, 2018

Chester Campus

Academic Resource Center, Moyar Hall 222

Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Satruday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Phone: 804-706-5244 

Midlothian Campus

Academic Resource Center, Eliades Hall 117

Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Satruday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Phone: 804-594-1542 

The Writing Center is a free tutoring service offered to JTCC students at both the Chester and Midlothian campus. We help students with all stages of writing for any assignment. We can help you with the following:

  • Brainstorming 
  • Organizing your paper
  • Developing a solid thesis statement
  • Citing sources
  • Improving writing style
  • Addressing grammar problems

How to make an appointment?

No need, we accept walk-ins during our open hours. If you have any questions feel free to email us at

The Writing Center Online

For tutorials and helpful strategies on how to begin, construct and compose a paper check out the Online Writing Center on Blackboard. You'll find dozens of in depth learning modules on different aspects of writing from the basic to proper style and construction. Also, check out the Writing Center Discussion Forum, where Writing Center Consultants can answer any number of questions you may have. Just look under Self Enroll on the Blackboard homepage and click on the JTCC Online Writing Center link.

Online Submissions

If you are unable to come to campus for a face-to-face visit, you may submit an assignment for online review at

Please include the following in the body of an email addressed to the Writing Center if you would like one of our tutors to assist you with an online submission:

1. Attach the assignment and instructions

2. Your name and student identification number

3. Instructor and course number

4. Let us know if you would like us to notify your instructor of the virtual visit

We will reply within 2 business days of receipt of the submission. If you submit your paper on a Friday, you will receive a response by Tuesday morning.

If you're interested in working as a tutor in the Writing Center please fill out the following application.


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