The O'Neill Center for Academic Development provides support to all students, including collaborative learning solutions that accommodate students' diverse learning styles, partnering with faculty to address learning challenges, and cultivating the leadership potential of peer tutors.
Services and Hours
Professional Staff Hours (online)
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
O'Neill Center Office Hours (on site)
Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. (general user inquiries, reception available)
Testing by appointment. For information about testing, email us at email@example.com.
Appointment times for one-on-one online tutoring through each center are available from Tuesday, June 2, through Tuesday, August 24. Centers will be closed along with the University on Friday, June 18 and Monday, July 5. For further information and to make an appointment, click on the links for online tutoring in the sections below.
Undergrad Writing — Online
Monday, 6–8 p.m.
Tuesday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Wednesday, 2–4 p.m.; 6–8 p.m.
Thursday, 6–8 p.m.
Friday, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, 9–11 a.m.; 12–2 p.m.
Grad Writing — Online
Monday, 6–8 p.m.
Tuesday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.; 1–3 p.m.
Wednesday, 2–5 p.m.; 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.; 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, 1–3 p.m.; 4–6 p.m.
Math/Science — Online
Monday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.*
Tuesday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.*
Wednesday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.**
Thursday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.**
Writing and Reading
Get one-on-one, online assistance with your writing and reading skills at any stage of the writing process.
Online writing tutoring is available by appointment to undergraduate and graduate students. To use the online system, you must first register for an account. Then you are welcome to book an appointment on the appropriate schedule. At the time of your appointment, log in to the online system again and click on the appointment you made to start the session.
Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Your paper may be uploaded when you book the appointment or when you return for your session. You will be an active participant in the one-hour, synchronous session, which will occur online with a trained peer tutor who will collaborate with you, help with questions you have, and offer suggestions for going forward with your writing project.
Avoiding Plagiarism Handout
Constructing an Essay Handout
Deadwood Phrases Handout
Effective Writing Strategies Videos
Elements of Style
Eliminating Wordiness Handout
Formal Essay Structure Handout
Order of Revision Handout
Thesis Statements Handout
Transition Words and Phrases Handout
Research and Citation
American Psychological Association
APA 7th Edition (St. Kate's Library)
Citation and Writing (St. Kate's Library)
Medicine Plus Encyclopedia
Research Assistance (St. Kate's Library)
Writing and APA Instruction in ASL
Grammar and Mechanics
Capitalization in Religious Texts Handout
CCC Guide to Grammar and Writing
Clauses and Types of Sentences Handout
Colons and Semicolons Handout
EduFind Resources for Learning English
General Grammar Rules Handout
Grammarly for St. Kate’s Students
Math and Science
Get one-on-one, online assistance in math, statistics, chemistry, biology, physics, and more.