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Collin College - Central Park Campus

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Students must use their Collin College email address.


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Appointments are scheduled online using the above registration.

All appointments at CPC are still on campus 

Face to Face Appointments 




Summer 2017

Hours of Operation

June 5th  - August 10th 

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Closed Tuesday, July 4th*   Open Friday, July 7th







MLA Made Simple

Presenter: Audra Heaslip

Learn the basics of MLA documentation, including proper paper format, internal citations, and works cited.

Wed., July 19 1:00-2:00 p.m

Chicago: My Kind of Style

Presenter: Bonnie Ford
Learn the basics of Chicago Manual of Style, which includes footnotes and endnotes. This style is often required in history classes.
Mon., July 24;  1:00-2:00 p.m.

Online Health Resources for the Busy Clinician and Patient
Presenter: Joan Mendez
Need to find reliable health information quickly? Learn about several free websites that provide drug, patient education, evidence-based resources, and more. Get the right info for your references. 

Wed., July 26; 1:00-2:00 p.m.

The Argument Clinic
Presenter: Anna Rieve
Learn the basics of writing persuasive papers, including purpose, audience, and thesis.
Tue., August 1; 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Structural Studies 1301: How to Organize Compositions

Presenter: Brittany Whitstone Learn different effective ways to organize your compositions. August 2;  1:00-2:00 p.m.

Making a Good Impression, One Word at a Time
Presenter: Abigail Manuel
Learn the technique and etiquette of making a good impression in professional modes of writing, such as email, cover letters, and resumes.

Thur., August 3; 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Evaluating Health Information in the Internet
Presenter: Joan Mendez
Looking for reliable health information for your research paper or for personal use? Learn how to find and evaluate health information sites on the internet based on accuracy, authority, bias, currency, and coverage.

Mon., August 7
1:00-2:00 p.m.


The Writing Center offers Collin College students and community members free one-on-one tutoring with degreed professionals in all areas of writing. 
Appointments must be made in advance. Sign up via online using the below link or call us at 972-548-6857 for detailed instructions. All appointments start on the hour and usually last between 40-50 minutes, depending on your needs.



Questions regarding available times and color designations, please refer to the HELP? button at the top left of the screen.


Welcome to the Writing Center! Please acquaint yourself with the following policies: 

  1. You must be seeking help with a short term project.
  2. You accept responsibility for your final draft.
  3. You are limited to two consultations per week (one per day).
  4. Students may cancel an appointment online through or be denied access for 4 school days.

Students must bring a copy of the assignment instructions, along with a printed copy of their draft. If the students are uncertain how to begin the paper, the consultant can often help them generate ideas and a strategy for developing the paper. In addition to college compositions, consultants can also help students with college scholarship essays and letters of application.


A-104, inside the Center for Academic Assistance, first floor of the A wing at the Central Park Campus

Visits are limited to two per week, one per day.
Contact specific campuses for walk-in appointment hours.