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Scheduling an Appointment at the Walk-In Writing Center

1. From the Fitchburg State University website, choose the “Resources for” pull down the menu and choose “current Students”

2. Under the Current Students page, look for “Popular Resources” and use the “current students” pull down menu

3. Choose “SSC Campus”

4. Login to SSC using your Fitchburg State University email address (with and your Fitchburg State email password

5. Click on the “Request Tutoring” button on the right side of the screen:

6. Select “Writing Tutoring” as the service:

7. Select “Writing Tutoring” again, then click “Next”:

8. Click on “Tutor Center” as the location:

9. If you would like a specific tutor, choose your tutor’s name from the drop-down menu:

If you don’t have a preference, just click “Next”: your tutor will be randomly selected based on the time you would prefer.

10. A calendar will then appear and you can choose your preferred time to meet with a writing tutor:

11. Click on the time of day, select a 30-minute appointment slot and click “Next”:

12. Review the appointment details and click “Confirm Appointment” to reserve this time with your tutor:

You will then receive an email with the appointment details. Your tutor will receive the email as well.


If you need to cancel your appointment, please do so as soon as you know that you will not be able to make it; the more notice we have, the better!

  1. To cancel an appointment in SSC, click on “View my calendar”
  2. This will bring you to your schedule; tutoring appointments are in bright green
  3. Click on the appointment, then click “Cancel appointment” in the lower left side of the dialogue box

This will remove the appointment from your schedule and notify the tutor that you have cancelled the appointment. If you’re having trouble cancelling the appointment, please contact your tutor to let them know that you won’t be making the appointment.