The Writing Center at Saint Francis University offers one-to-one consultations for students seeking assistance with their writing. Our tutoring staff is trained to work with students at any stage of the writing process on almost any type of assignment. Our services and resources are free to all students enrolled at Saint Francis University. 

Fall 2020: Online Services Only through Cranium Cafe

To continue practicing social distancing and other preventative measures to maintain students' health and safety, all tutoring services will be offered online only this fall. The writing center is currently open in Cranium Cafe at

Our operating hours this fall are 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Friday. Our services are entirely free. Students may work with tutors on any aspect of their writing, including (but not limited to) getting started on a paper, citing sources, and proofreading for errors.

How to Access the Writing Center on Cranium Cafe

Go to the Writing Center page at Knock on Door on any of the available writing tutors.  Then log in with any of the options available. 



If the Writing Tutor is meeting with someone, you will be invited to Enter their Lobby. Once the tutor is available, he/she will invite you in.  If the Writing Tutor is available, you will be asked to Enter the Meeting.


During your session with your tutor, you will be able to talk with the tutor and share your paper.  You will also be able to edit your paper while you and the tutor are working together. 


If you have any questions about our services or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us at