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Learning and Writing Center

The Chora Godwin Learning and Writing Center is a peer tutoring service that is free to all University of Mobile students. The Center is located on the second floor of J.L. Bedsole Library.

The Learning and Writing Center is staffed by a University of Mobile faculty member with tutors available in a variety of subjects. Appointments are preferred. Walk-ins will be received if a tutor is available. To schedule a tutoring session: 

  • Use the online booking option below.
  • Call 251.442.2377 or just walk in.
  • Online students: Call toll-free 1.800.946.7267 and ask for the Learning and Writing Center.

For more information, please contact Rachael Counselman at 251.442.2317 or rcounselman@umobile.edu.

Subjects Available for Tutoring

  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training
  • Business
  • Communications
  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Math
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Spanish
  • Theology

Who was Chora Godwin?

In the late 1980s, Assistant Professor of English Chora Godwin offered to tutor some of her students, but so many showed up that she could not tutor them all. She bought two round tables, acquired a small classroom, “borrowed” four part-time student workers from the English and math departments, and the Learning and Writing Center was born. She was involved with the Center until her death in 2004.

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