Online tutoring: 

We are offering in-person and online tutoring and communication support. You can still make appointments with us, just like you have in the past. Click here for step-by-step instructions on making and conducting an online tutoring appointment. 

Schedule an appointment to: 

  • prepare a presentation (brainstorm, outline, research, visual aids)
  • rehearse a speech image that says click here to make an appointment
  • practice a job interview
  • study for SCOM exam
  • get help with group communication 
  • address speech anxiety 
  • get help with data visualization and infographics
  • and MUCH, MUCH MORE. 

Have a quick or small question? 

Do you have a quick question or need brief feedback? Consider emailing the Communication Center for feedback instead of making an appointment. We will respond to your question within 24 hours. Email to get professional communication support from the comfort of your computer. 

Prepare for your appointment by:

  • knowing what you want to work on
  • bringing in any assignment or guidelines information
  • having already completed work with you
  • bringing the recommended materials for your specific appointment (see below). 

Consultations happen at the Student Success Center, room 1155 

Recommendations on what to bring to your specific appointment:

Brainstorm a topic:

  • Assignment description
  • Professor expectations
  • List of things that interest you

 Establish group roles & expectations:

  • Notebook and pen or pencil OR computer
  • All group members
  • Any assignment descriptions for the group    

 Improve outline:

  • Current Outline
  • Assignment Rubric
  • Example outlines from textbook or professor 

 Find research:

  • Notebook and pen or pencil OR computer
  • Project or assignment expectations you are working on
  • Any research you have located so far

 Improve PowerPoint / visual aid:

  • PowerPoint/visual aid
  • Outline, manuscript, or notes for your presentation
  • Folder of images, videos, or other files you want to include 

 Rehearse speech and receive feedback:

  • Materials for speech
  • Assignment or project expectations

 Data visualization:

  • Account information for infographic websites (if applicable)
  • Flash drive
  • Materials for data visualization
  • Notebook and pen or pencil OR computer

 Job interview:

  • Job Application/Job description
  • Notebook and pen or pencil OR computer
  • Your resume and cover letter

 SCOM 121/122/123 exam prep:

  • Textbook
  • Class notes
  • Exam study guide

Educational Purpose Reminder

Support materials, video recordings, and other feedback sent by or received from the Communication Center are for educational purposes only. They are not intended to be shared beyond the scope of the assignment or purpose of the consultation. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Paul Mabrey, the Communication Center Coordinator.

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