Virtual Tutoring

At virtually every stage of the writing process from brainstorming your concept to polishing your final draft, you can get the writing assistance you need at the Writing Center.

Writing assistant providing virtual tutoring

All Writing Center sessions for the spring 2021 semester will be held online. These sessions are conducted much like a live session in the Writing Center, but they take place at Wconline offers screen-to-screen live video conversations similar to Skype, while also letting students review written documents in real time in ways similar to Google Docs. 

Making an Appointment

You will first need to make an account at Once you have an account, you will be able to schedule your own sessions. You can view a short video here about how to use Towson's Online Writing Center.

Technical Requirements

In order to meet with a virtual writing assistant, you will need access to

  • a computer or tablet,
  • a webcam and/or microphone, and
  • a stable internet connection.

At the time of your appointment, you will want to log in to towson.mywconline and navigate to your session time. Click on the yellow appointment box to open it, and then click the link that reads "Start or Join Online Consultation." If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Writing Center at 410-704-3426. A live help line is available Monday-Friday 9 a.m--5 p.m.