Welcome to MECA&D's Writing and Tutoring Center

The Writing & Tutoring Center is located in the Joanne Waxman Library. Part of the MECA&D community, the Center enables artists to flourish by supporting their academic achievement as well as their burgeoning careers.

Comprised of a team of dedicated professionals, Writing & Tutoring focuses on student-centered inclusiveness and remains available to students at every stage of the learning process. Tutors work with students one-on-one to strengthen academic and professional writing. Tutoring sessions may focus on existing assignments or on general skill building.

Writing & Tutoring Center services include

  • Essay Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Artist Statements
  • Academic Research
  • Time Management
  • Studio Research
  • Citation Guides
  • & More

The Writing & Tutoring Center supports students from all backgrounds and within each course of study, including students enrolled in BFA, MFA, MAT & SALT programs. Students can arrange to meet with tutors by appointment or visit any time during drop-in hours. Email tutoring@meca.edu for more information.

Attend a drop-in tutoring session

In-Person tutoring is available without an appointment in the Joanne Waxman Library

  • Mondays: 12pm to 5pm
  • Tuesdays: 9am to 4pm
  • Wednesdays: 2pm to 5pm
  • Thursdays: 12pm to 4pm

Schedule a one-on-one tutoring session

Laura Palmer Book Here

Hello, I'm Laura! I have a master's degree in fashion theory, and I studied history and English as an undergraduate. I've also worked as an editor and teacher, and I'm looking forward to meeting you and working with you 🙂




Kait Gallaugher Book Here

Tutor Kait Gallaugher

Hi! My name is Kait Gallaugher. I am an MFA student here at MECA&D with a background in education. I love researching and writing as a part of my own studio practice, as well as hiking and watching movies in my own time. I can’t wait to meet with you and start working!