If you are not enrolled in ENGL 84 but would like feedback on drafts of writing assignments, you can come to the Writing Center to sign up for a half-hour appointment.
Appointments must be made or changed in person.
Be sure to come on time; if you are FIVE minutes late (or more), the appointment will be cancelled.
Come prepared with a copy of the assignment, a typed or clearly legible printed draft, and an idea of what you want to work on.
Phone number to call for cancellations only: (707) 256-7640
Students at Napa Valley College have access to online tutoring services from Smarthinking. With Smarthinking, students can chat with a live writing tutor at almost time of day or night from any internet connection. Tutors are available to chat one-on-one with you to provide assistance with APA formatting, grammar, mechanics, organization, outlining, thesis development, research, documentation, etc…. You can also submit a completed draft of your writing assignment to the Smarthinking Writing Center for a tutor to review. The tutor will provide you with detailed, personalized feedback about your paper, typically within 24 hours.
HOW TO USE ONLINE TUTORING:
Go to https://services.smarthinking.com.
Enter your username and password.
Your username is "NVC" plus your student ID. For example, if your student ID is 0123456, then your username is NVC0123456. Your initial password is your first name. You can change your password in the "Profile" section of the "Manage Account" tab.