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Welcome! The Writing Center recently moved to a new system for scheduling appointments. You'll be prompted to create a profile the first time you log on. Please review the Frequently Asked Questions below to learn more about scheduling appointments using our new system.

The Writing Center is open for a limited number of appointments, but our full schedule will not be up until our new staff are trained. Drop-ins will begin on Sunday, September 22nd, and the full schedule for the semester will be up on Friday, September 27th. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I create or update my profile?

Graphic illustrating the location of the Update Profile & Email Options menu

Update Profile & Email Options.

Graphic illustrating the location of the Update Profile & Email Options menu in the text-only and mobile interface

Your profile (text-only and mobile).

You'll be prompted to set up your profile the first time you log on to the system. This information helps us to better serve you and contact you if we have any questions prior to your appointment. You will be prompted periodically to verify that the information in your profile is up to date.

You may update your profile at any time by going to the Welcome menu, then select Update Profile & Email Options. If you're using the text-only & mobile interface, use the your profile link in the text at the top of the page. You can also manage your email preferences and register for text message notifications from your profile.

How do I book an appointment?
  1. Graphic illustrating the location of the schedule selection.

    The schedule selection menu.

    Log on to our scheduling system.
     
  2. By default, the 50-minute Conference schedule is displayed. Browse the Schedule menu to select from other appointment types.
     
  3. Graphic illustrating the location of the date navigation buttons.

    The date navigation buttons.

    Browse to the day you're interested in booking an appointment on using the Previous Day or Next Day links, or go directly to a specific date using the Calendar icon.
     
  4. Available appointments are indicated by the white boxes on the schedule. Click on the box corresponding to your desired time to book your appointment.
     
  5. Graphic illustrating open appointment slots.

    Available appointment slots.

    Be sure to tell us about the assignment you're working on, then click Create Appointment to book your appointment.
     
  6. Your appointment will be confirmed by email shortly after booking. Be sure to make a note of your appointment in your personal calendar!
How do I book an appointment using the text-only and mobile interface?
  1. Log on to our scheduling system.
     
  2. By default, the 50-minute Conference schedule will be selected. Browse the Schedule menu to select from other appointment types.
     
  3. You may use the pop-up calendar to select a Day or type a properly formatted date in the Day text box, such as June 30, 2019. Tap the List Available Appointments button or hit enter to view available appointment times for the selected day.
     
  4. Browse the Available Appointments on Selected Day list to find an appointment time that fits your schedule and select it.
     
  5. Be sure to tell us about the assignment you're working on, then tap Create Appointment or hit enter to book your appointment.
     
  6. Your appointment will be confirmed by email shortly after booking. Be sure to make a note of your appointment in your personal calendar!
How do I cancel an appointment?

Graphic illustrating previously scheduled appointments.

Navigating to your scheduled appointments.

  1. Log on to our scheduling system.
     
  2. Go to the Welcome menu, select My Appointments, and  choose the appointment you would like to cancel.
     
  3. Click Cancel Appointment to cancel your appointment.
How do I cancel an appointment using the text-only & mobile interface?
  1. Log on to our scheduling system.
     
  2. Browse the Your Current Appointments menu to choose the appointment you would like to cancel.
     
  3. Tap the Cancel Appointment button.
How do I sign up for the waiting list?
  1. Graphic illustrating the waiting list.

    Accessing the waiting list.

    Log on to our scheduling system.
     
  2. By default, the 50-minute Conference schedule is displayed. Click on the schedule drop-down list to select from other appointment types.
     
  3. Browse to the day you're interested in booking an appointment on using the Previous Day or Next Day links, or go directly to a specific date using the Calendar icon.
     
  4. Click the Waiting List link at the bottom of the schedule grid.
     
  5. Click Join Waiting List to be notified of any openings for that day. You may also limit the notification based on your desired appointment time.

If an appointment becomes available, you'll be alerted by email or text message depending on your notification preferences. Appointments that open are available on a first come, first served basis, so be sure to act quickly to book your appointment.

How do I sign-up for the waiting list using the text-only & mobile interface?
  1. Log on to our scheduling system.
     
  2. By default, the 50-minute Conference schedule will be selected. Browse the Schedule menu to select from other appointment types.
     
  3. You may use the pop-up calendar to select a Day or type a properly formatted date in the Day text box, such as June 30, 2019. Tap the List Available Appointments button or hit enter.
     
  4. Tap the Access the waiting list link, then Join Waiting List to be notified of any openings for that day. You may also limit the notification based on your desired appointment time.

If an appointment becomes available, you'll be alerted by email or text message depending on your notification preferences. Appointments that open are available on a first come, first served basis, so be sure to act quickly to book your appointment.

How can I register for text message notifications?

Graphic illustrating the location of the Text Messaging Preferences.

Illustration of Text Messaging Preferences.

You may register to receive text message notifications for appointment confirmations, reminders, and wait list vacancies in your profile.
  1. Log on to our scheduling system.
     
  2. Go to the Welcome menu, then select Update Profile & Email Options.
    If you're using the text-only & mobile interface, use the your profile link.
     
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the profile screen, then enter your Mobile Number and select your Mobile Carrier.
     
  4. Save Changes before leaving your profile.

 

How can I unsubscribe from text message notifications?

Graphic illustrating the location of the Text Messaging Preferences.

Illustration of Text Messaging Preferences.

You may unsubscribe from text message notifications in your profile.
  1. Log on to our scheduling system.
     
  2. Go to the Welcome menu, then select Update Profile & Email Options.
    If you're using the text-only & mobile interface, use the your profile link.
     
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the profile screen, then delete your Mobile Number.
     
  4. Save Changes before leaving your profile.

Graphic illustrating the location of the Remove your mobile number screen.

Illustration of removing your mobile number.

If you are no longer a Princeton University affiliate, you may unsubscribe from text message notifications here.
  1. Go to Remove your mobile number.
     
  2. Enter your mobile number, select your carrier, then click Remove Mobile Number.