Speaking, Reading and Writing Center

College of the Mainland’s Speaking, Reading and Writing Center offers students, faculty members, alumni and staff a variety of academic and job preparation tutoring services.

Located in the Technical-Vocational Building, Room 1306, the center provides work space, up-to-date reference materials and trained tutors to work one-on-one with clients seeking to improve their public speaking, reading and writing skills.

Two soundproof speaking booths provide space to practice and record oral presentations, practice mock job interviews and work on group projects.

SRWC Services

Tutors can provide feedback and assistance with:

  • Brainstorming
  • Pre-writing
  • Organization
  • Thesis statements
  • Resume and cover letter
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • MLA, APA and CMS formatting
  • Writing and speaking for an audience
  • PowerPoint
  • Oral presentation
  • Interview practice

WC Online

The SRWC also offers online tutoring that allows clients to schedule one-hour sessions through WC Online, a web-based program with real-time chat and whiteboard space for revision available at com.mywconline.com.

Launch WC Online

Need help creating your WC Online account? Download our PDF on creating your WC Online account here: Creating an SRWC account in WC Online

Additional Services

Additional services include workshops on formatting styles, writing strategies, group projects, speeches and resume writing. Workshops and classroom presentations are also available on other topics upon request.

Appointments and walk-ins are welcome.

Hours of Operation

Summer 2016 semester hours

Monday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact us at 409-933-8703, 409-933-8702, or lhacker@com.edu.

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