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Need Help With a Paper? - Bloomington: Resources for Writing Support

Center for Online Writing Support

From the COWS website:

"The Center for Online Writing Support (COWS) is a free service available to all students currently enrolled in English courses at Ivy Tech-Bloomington. The COWS is staffed by Ivy Tech English faculty who teach Composition courses. You simply submit your papers via email and we will respond within 48 hours with suggestions on how to improve your essay."

If you have questions, contact COWS at:

Tutoring Center

Tutoring Center (Student Success Center) - The Tutoring Center is located in Room D117.  Stop by or call (812) 330-6190 to schedule an appointment.  For Tutoring Center information and hours, use the link above. - To find logon to BlackBoard for 15 hours of free tutoring per semester. brings live, 24/7 tutoring directly to students through Blackboard.  Access by clicking “Free Online Tutoring from” on the Tools panel on the main Bb 9.1 page or by finding the module on the main Bb 9.1 page and clicking the “Connect” button.  Live 24/7 tutoring is currently available in ACCT 101, APHY 101, BIOL 101, BIOL 211, CHEM 101, ECON  101, ECON 201, ECON 202, ENGL remedial courses, ENGL 111, HIST 101, HIST 102, HLHS 101, MATH 023, MATH 080, MATH 100, MATH 122, MATH 123, MATH 127, MATH 128, MATH 129, MATH 135, MATH 136, MATH 201, OFAD 103, OFAD 218, POLS 101, SCIN 100, SCIN 101, SCIN 111, SPAN 101, and SPAN 102. More courses will continue to be added.

To request additional hours call the College Answer Center at 1-888-IVY-LINE (1-888-489-5463).  They will send you a link to the appeals form.

Writers' Reference Center

The Writer's Reference Center, from Facts on File, has information on the "Fundamentals of Quality Writing" including: grammar, punctuation, style, research, thesis statements, and more.