Online Tutoring

The Writing Center at MSU provides walk-in tutoring and consultation for all MSU students and faculty; if you are a distance education student who is unable to come to campus, we invite you to try out our email submission system!

In an email addressed to, with “Online Submission: [last name]” in the subject line, please provide the following information:

  • Your full name and M#
  • Course and Instructor name
  • A copy or description of the assignment
  • The due date
  • 2-3 specific questions you have for the tutor. Use questions provided on our link “How to Focus Your Session.”

Attach your draft as a Word document, and hit send!

A tutor will use both Track Changes and general email comments to provide feedback. If you submit your essay Sunday through Thursday, you can expect to receive a response within 48 hours; tutors will read essays submitted on Friday or Saturday (when the Writing Center is closed) when they return to work on Sunday and/or Monday. When your submission is received, you will be notified via email. Please note that responses are based on submission volume and that your submission time begins once you receive the confirmation email from TASP. If you have not heard back from your tutor within 48 hours, please contact the Director. 

Should you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact The Tutoring and Academic Support Program's Director, Ashley Hurst: or 940-397-4544.