Writing Lab and Tutoring in DHC 002 

The English Department computer lab is conveniently located in Dauphin Humanities Center (DHC) 002. The lab is open to all students and faculty members and is staffed by free writing tutors, who have been trained to assist students in need of help with their writing assignments. Though the tutors do take walk-ins during the hours below, students are encouraged to schedule an appointment to guarantee a session. 

Writing Lab Schedule*

Students can also check the schedule posted outside the lab for any changes in hours. 

Mondays: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesdays: 11:00am - 2:00pm & 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Wednesdays: 9:00am - 6:00pm & 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Thursdays: 11:00am - 2:00pm & 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Fridays and Weekends: Closed

 *The schedule varies during summer months and semester breaks. The writing lab is also often reserved for classes. During these times, the tutor will often post a sign on the door that allows students to relocate for tutoring.


Meet the 2017-2018 English Department Writing Tutors

Call us at 717-477-1123 ex.3374 or email us at dhcwritingtutors@ship.edu to schedule an appointment. You can also find us on our Facebook Page: DHC Writing Lab.

Emily + " " + Mitchell

Emily Mitchell

Monday: 12pm - 1:45pm
Wednesday: 12pm - 1:45pm & 7pm - 9pm
11am - 2pm

Emily Mitchell is a senior English major with a writing concentration. She hopes to one day work in publishing but for now, she’s happy tutoring and playing with her two pet guinea pigs.

Andrew + " " + Houpt

Andrew Houpt

Monday: 9am - 2pm
Wednesday: 9am - 2pm
Thursday: 5pm - 9pm

Andrew Houpt is a Senior English major with a Writing Emphasis. He loves dogs and learning about different writing styles. 

Anna + " " + D'Orazio

Anna D'Orazio

Monday/Wednesday: 2pm - 6pm
Tuesday/Thursday: 6pm - 9pm

Anna D’Orazio is a Junior English major with a Literary Studies concentration. She hopes to one day work in editing and publications, so she’s very excited to help students of all writing levels throughout the semester.

Helpful Links to Resources for Students

The Student Help Desk

The Student Help Desk, located in MCT054, provides free technical support for personal computers to all students enrolled at Shippensburg University. 

Wireless Printing Options

You may print to a lab printer from your personal computer if you are connected to the campus wireless network. Follow the instructions to add a lab printer option to your personal computer.  

Recommended Antivirus Protection 

Free Avira and Sophos Antivirus protection for personal computers is available for students and faculty. Visit the Antivirus Installation page and following the links for Windows or Mac users. You may also access several online virus scanner  options to perform maintenance and clean-up.

Microsoft Office Suite

Technology Services offers free subscription to the Microsoft Office Suite to all students. It can be downloaded on PC, Mac, and mobile devices such as the iPad.