The Center for Professional Communication offers student advising through individual face‒to‒face consultations with CPC faculty members. Students are welcome to consult with a faculty member regarding any writing assignment or any topic related to their studies at GRIPS.
Throughout the academic year, students come to have several one‒on‒one meetings with CPC faculty as part of their studies. Consultations on research proposals and final papers are available in the Fall and Spring terms, respectively. At other times, we encourage students to visit the CPC to discuss a specific assignment, receive guidance on academic writing conventions, seek feedback on the progress of their research, or get advice on avoiding plagiarism.
All 1‒year master’s students will have at least two mandatory consultations in the Spring term for the preparation of their final paper. Every effort will be made to match students to the faculty members best suited for their topics or methodologies.
In addition to the mandatory consultations mentioned above, students are welcome to make appointments at any time for additional consultations on their proposals, papers, or other writing or presentation assignments.
We provide specialized consultations for doctoral students. In order to make an appointment for a doctoral consultation, please contact Professor Petchko. (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
We also offer a special writing tutorials designed to help you with your dissertation writing. CPC faculty members are available for individual consultations. To see instructors’ areas of expertise, please select consult our faculty page.
To make an initial appointment, please follow this link.
The Center for Professional Communication is located in room C507 on the fifth floor. We hold regular office hours for walk‒in consultations and tutoring. Appointments are also available upon request. Come to the meeting with your assignment, questions, draft (if you have one), and any relevant materials (such as notes and a preliminary reference list).
We recommend coming to the CPC with your writing questions well in advance of your due date. Please leave enough time to revise after receiving our feedback.