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. You can schedule an appointment by putting your name on the sign-up sheet outside DHC 002. 

Writing Lab Schedule*

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

Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm (closed 2:00pm-3:00pm)

Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm (closed 1:00pm-2:00pm)

Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm (closed 2:00pm-3:00pm)

Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm (closed 12:00pm-2:00pm)

Friday: 9:00am-2:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 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 post a sign on the door that allows students to relocate for tutoring.


Meet the 2018-2019 English Department Writing Tutors

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

Rose + " " + Doe

Rose Doe

Monday: 10:00am-2:00pm and 5:00pm-7:00pm
Thursday: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Rose is a sophomore Human Communications major with a minor in Business. She has a strong passion for writing and turning remarkable memories and ideas into literary works of art. She looks forward to working with students and assisting them through the writing process. 

Anna + " " + D'Orazio

Anna D'Orazio

Monday/Tuesday/Thursday: 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday: 11:00am-2:00pm

Anna 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.

Luke + " " + Hershey

Luke Hershey

Tuesday/Thursday: 9:00am-11:00am and 2:00pm-4:00pm 

Luke is a sophomore English/Secondary Ed major. He likes listening to music (top 3 right now: Kanye West, Miles Davis, and Sufjan Stevens) and playing the guitar. He often shirks his responsibilites by watching way too many movies. Oh, yeah, he also really, really likes writing, and he can't wait to help his peers find powerful words!

Andrew + " " + Houpt

Andrew Houpt

Monday/Wednesday: 10:00am-2:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm

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

Angela + " " + Piper

Angela Piper

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am-12:00pm

Angela is a sophomore English/Secondary Ed major, and she hopes to pick up a Creative Writing minor in the fall. She loves creative writing and wants to continue publishing her work while pursuing her goal of becoming a high school English teacher. 

Amber + " " + Tucker

Amber Tucker

Monday/Wednesday: 9:00am-11:00am and 3:30pm-6:00pm
Tuesday: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Amber is a senior Biology major with a Gerontology minor. She hopes to become a travel nurse in the future. She enjoys creative writing and wants to help students improve their papers. 

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.