Make an Appointment with a Multiliteracies Center Coach

Community Rules

  • At the MTMC, our community guidelines help ensure equal, quality access to all writers who use our service. Please read carefully and adhere to the guidelines so we can do our best to help you.
    • You may schedule a maximum of six (6) half-hour appointments per week.
    • You are allowed to meet with the same coach for only one hour per day.
    • You must submit your materials in a timely fashion. 
    • You must be punctual to and prepared for your appointment. 
    • Chronic absenteeism and/or failure to submit materials in a timely fashion may result in cancellation of appointments.
  • By scheduling an appointment, you are agreeing to abide by our community guidelines.
  • If you have any trouble making an appointment, please contact the MTMC at mtmc@mtu.edu.

Directions for Real-time, Online, Synchronous Appointments

  • Making Your Appointment
    • Log into TimeSlot and select the yellow “Schedule an Appointment” button.
    • Under Type, Select “Google Hangouts.” 
    • Under Service, select “Speaking/Presenting,” “Presenting,” or “Writing” so we know what kind of project you’re working on. 
    • Under Recurrence, select “Weekly” or “One-time,” as desired. 
    • Select any green open slots on from the calendar page on the right.
    • Under “Confirm Appointment,” you’ll be asked “What will this appointment be about?”
    • In the comment box at the end of the booking form:
    • Include a Google Drive link to your project—make sure your Google Drive link permissions are set to “edit.”
    • Tell your coach a little about your project and what you would like help with.
  • Before Your Appointment
    • Check your email before your session starts—if there is a technology snag, a coach may need to contact you before your appointment.
  • During Your Appointment
    • Log into Google Hangouts and be prepared to accept a chat invitation from your MTMC coach.
    • Your document will be open in a second window. 

Directions for Online, Asynchronous Appointments

  • Making Your Appointment
    • Log into TimeSlot and select the yellow “Schedule an Appointment” button.
    • Under Type, Select “Google Document Comments.” 
    • Under Service, select “Speaking/Presenting,” “Presenting,” or “Writing” so we know what kind of project you’re working on. 
    • Under Recurrence, select “Weekly” or “One-time,” as desired. 
    • Select any green open slots on from the calendar page on the right.
    • Under “Confirm Appointment,” you’ll be asked “What will this appointment be about?”
    • In the comment box at the end of the booking form:
      • Include a Google Drive link to your project—make sure your Google Drive link permissions are set to “edit.”
      • Tell your coach a little about your project and what you would like help with.
  • Before Your Appointment
    • While you need not “show up” for your online, asynchronous appointment, your project must. It is during your appointment time that your coach is scheduled to provide feedback on your project. 
    • It is your responsibility to ensure your coach has a Google Drive link to your project and that your Google Drive link permissions are set to “edit.” This must be provided when you schedule your appointment.
    • If, prior to your appointment, you have not provided a Google Drive link to your project, your appointment will be cancelled, and you will have to make another appointment for a different time. 
    • Check your email before your scheduled session begins—if there is a technology snag, a coach may need to contact you before your appointment.
  • During Your Appointment
    • A coach will open your document and leave you written feedback.