Writing Support Desk Reservation

[Important]The reservation system for Writing Support Desk (WSD) has changed. The new system and a manual on how to use the new system are available here.


Slots for Tutorial Session

When making a reservation, please be sure to check the time for each slot.

Class Schedule Slot Number Reserved Tutorials (40 min.)

Walk-In Tutorials(No Appointment Necessary)

1st Period Slot 1 9:00-9:40 -
2nd Period Slot 2 10:20-11:00 -
3rd Period Slot 3 11:40-12:20 -
Lunch Time Slot 4 12:50-13:30 12:50-13:40
4th Period Slot 5 14:00-14:40 -
5th Period Slot 6 15:20-16:00 -
6th Period Slot 7 16:40-17:20 -

WSD Schedule for Spring Term 2024

  • April 9 (Tue) - Reserved sessions start
  • April 15 (Mon) - Walk-in sessions start
  • June 24 (Mon) - Last day of Reserved and Walk-In Sessions

The office will be CLOSED on Saturdays & Sundays and for the following day:

  • May 3 (Fri)

Am I eligible to use this service?

All ICU undergraduate and graduate students may use this service.

Document Type

We provide support for academic papers in any field at any stage of the writing process. Whether you're just starting with your ideas or have a draft in progress, please don't hesitate to contact us. If you have a document to attach (e.g., a writing piece, assignment guidelines, etc.), you can attach it when booking your appointment, and your tutor will review them during the 10-minute preparation time before the session.

We offer assistance with various types of documents, including:

  • Class reports
  • Writing assignments for language classes (ELA, JLP, etc.)
  • Graduation theses, master's theses, and doctoral dissertations
  • Research plans, including those for graduate school and scholarship applications
  • Personal statements of purpose for studying abroad
  • Other academic and research-related documents
  • Presentation slides

If you have other types of documents that require assistance, please feel free to discuss them during your session.

*Please note that we do not correct or revise sentences, nor do we provide proofreading services.
*For job-related documents such as entry sheets and resumes, please seek advice from Career Support Office.


  • Sessions are available in both English and Japanese.
  • Both works written in English and work written in Japanese can be discussed.

*You can check the languages which each tutor can use in sessions via the link below. Please note that if you reserve a session specifying language requirements that the tutor is unable to meet, your session may not be conducted.

Session Type

  • Reserved Session (Face-to-face or Online)
    • Each session is 40 minutes in duration.
    • You can reserve up to a total of two sessions at a time.
    • The reservation deadline is two days before the session date.
    • When making an appointment, please select your preferred consultation format from face-to-face and online.

  • Walk-In Session (Face-to-face only)
    • Walk-In sessions will be held on weekdays between 12:50 pm and 1:40 pm.
    • It is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and no appointment is necessary.


Center for Teaching and Learning (Writing Support)
Othmer Library 1F
Email: wsd@icu.ac.jp