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Faculty Resources

Rockville’s Writing, Reading, and Language Center Instructional Associates are happy to support your classes by presenting on topics ranging from effective study habits to reading/writing skills.  These visits can last anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour and can take place either in your classroom or at the WRLC.  You must be present during the Instructional Associate’s visit.  To arrange a class visit, please contact our Acting Director, Lucinda Grinnell, at

  • Option 1: 15-20 Minutes: An Instructional Associate will present on the WRLC’s tutoring procedures and teach students about ways to make the most of their tutoring session.

  • Option 2: 20-30 Minutes: An Instructional Associate will present on the writing process, highlighting strategies for effectively incorporating WRLC tutoring into the writing process. 

Syllabus Statement for the Writing, Reading, and Language Center

The Writing, Reading, and Language Center is a free resource for members of the Montgomery College community. At the WRL Center, professional tutors provide skills-based instruction, helping you become stronger readers and writers for all disciplines. These tutors will support you at any point in the writing process from understanding an assignment to polishing a final draft. Tutoring is available by walk-in or appointment. For more information, call the WRL Center at 240-567-7402 or come to Humanities Building 002.

Forms & Handouts

Tutoring Recommendation Form (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)  

The Writing, Reading, and Language Center of the Rockville Campus has a set of general policies and procedures that visitors should adhere to while in the Center:

  1. The Writing, Reading, and Language Center is intended primarily for class-related work.
  2. Always bring your printed essay or assignment with you to your tutoring session.
  3. Covered beverages are allowed in the labs; however, no food is allowed.
  4. Please keep the Center quiet. Place your phone on vibrate or silent. Do not take calls while in the Center.
  5. All lab users will be required to pay for printing. Please see Inknew window for more information.
  6. The Center staff and  student aides are not responsible for students' and other visitors' personal belongings left unattended.
  7. Student aides or supervisors are available for assistance if needed.
  8. If a student or visitor behaves disruptively in the Center, he/she may be asked to leave the Center. If he/she does not leave, the staff will request the assistance of Security.
  9. Class orientations are regularly scheduled in the Writing Center in the Class Orientation Area, the World Language Lab, and the HU classroom. During this time, students and visitors may not use the computers or space in the area while an orientation or a class session is in progress.  Class and orientation sessions are posted daily. Please check the posted schedule before using the area.