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Center for Academic Support

we are here to help your needs in all classes


Online Consultations

In order to provide you with the best possible feedback:

1. we must know what the instructor is asking you to do in your assignment.

2. Send your paper as a word document not a PDF file.


The online consultation service will not be available after 12 noon december 16th, 2016through January 23rd, 2017.


Turn around time:

The current response time is 48 business hours. Business hours are Monday through Friday excluding holidays.

If you do not recieve a response within the current 48 business hours, please call 925-473-7590.


The Center’s mission is to provide writing coaching; consultants do not proofread or edit papers. We primarily look at global issues (development, organization, logic). We will direct your attention to style and grammar problems by marking areas of concern. On longer papers, we will mark only the first two pages for style and grammar convention errors. Please limit your submission to 5 pages. If your paper is longer, please select and submit the areas that concern you the most, and if possible, include your working thesis statement.



After receiving your paper, consultants will do the following:

When your paper is returned to you, please do the following: