Belk 207
389 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723
828.227.2274 tel
828.227.7915 fax


WaLC Syllabus Statement

Note to Faculty: If you are teaching a class, please copy and paste the following information into your syllabuses and post it in Blackboard. Respond to the open-ended statements, which are intended to inform students (and tutors, where applicable) of your expectations for the tutoring process.
Writing and Learning Commons
The Writing and Learning Commons (WaLC), located in BELK 207, provides free course tutoringwriting tutoringacademic skills consultations, international student consultations, graduate and professional exam preparation resources, and online writing and learning resources for all students.  All tutoring sessions take place in the WaLC or in designated classrooms on campus. To schedule tutoring appointments, visit the WaLC homepage ( or call 828-227-2274.

Distance students and students taking classes at Biltmore Park are encouraged to use Smarthinking and the WaLC’s online resources. Writing tutoring is offered at the Biltmore Park campus on certain days of the week; call 828-227-2274 for availabilities.

Additional Academic Support Resources
The Mathematics Tutoring Center in Stillwell 455 provides drop-in tutoring for math courses and math-related content across the curriculum.

Students who need help with software, technology, or eBriefcase should contact the Technology Commons on the ground floor of Hunter Library where students can access training via one-on-one appointments, walk-ups, workshops, and online tutorials.

  • I encourage students to participate in tutoring for this course because…
  • I recommend that students prepare for their tutoring sessions by…
  • Students should not receive help from tutors on these topics and/or assignments…

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