O'Neill Center for Academic Development

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.

Fall 2021 Tutoring (online and in-person)

Appointment times for one-on-one online and in-person tutoring for each center are available from Wednesday, September 8, through Sunday, December 19. The centers will be closed on all University holidays and breaks.

Make and access a tutoring appointment

Directions for the tutoring system

Group of St. Kate's students study together near the O'Neill Center


Undergraduate Writing

Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Graduate Writing

Monday, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 9:00 a.m.-12 p.m.; 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.; 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday, 10:00 a.m.-12 p.m.; 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.; 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.; 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Math and Science

Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Study Night Schedule

Health Sciences

Please check out the "Make and access a tutoring appointment" link at the top of the page for specific hours by program.

Locations for individual and group appointments

Additional Resources

Writing Resources

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

Literature Review

The Literature Review Process Videos
Writing a Literature Review Videos

Research and Citation

American Psychological Association
APA 7th Edition (St. Kate's Library)
Citation and Writing (St. Kate's Library)
Online Encyclopedia
Medicine Plus Encyclopedia
Research Assistance (St. Kate's Library)

Writing and APA Instruction in ASL

APA Citations (ASL Instruction)
APA Formatting (ASL Instruction)
Approaching Research (ASL Instruction)
Basic APA (ASL Instruction)
Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing (ASL Instruction)

Grammar and Mechanics

Capitalization in Religious Texts Handout
CCC Guide to Grammar and Writing
Clauses and Types of Sentences Handout
Colons and Semicolons Handout
Commas Handout
EduFind Resources for Learning English
General Grammar Rules Handout
Grammar Bytes
Grammar Girl
Grammar Revolution
Grammarly for St. Kate’s Students

ESL Resources

Activities for ESL Students
BBC Learning English
Common Writing Mistakes
ManyThings: Interesting Things for ESL Students
Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab

Other Resources

City University of New York Writing Support
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
Purdue University Online Writing Lab
University of Minnesota Writing Support
UW-Madison Writing Support