Open Google Hangouts

Tutors hosting a Hangout have open hours, just like dropping into the Writing Center. To join the Hangout, search umwcenter@maine.edu on Google Hangouts and send us a message letting us know who you are and what you’re looking for.

Our open Hangouts tutor is Cara Morgan. You can find her online Tuesday nights from 4-5 pm. Check our schedule to make an appointment (optional). 

For step-by-step instructions, check out the post to the right. Please email us as with any questions.

Directions for Attending Hangouts and Online Appointments

Before your appointment:

  • Sign in to your @maine.edu Google account.
  • Share your document to umwcenter@maine.edu through Google Drive.
  • Make sure to change the Share settings in the drop down menu to either “can edit” or “can comment” so that the tutor can easily work with you and your document.

To attend your appointment:

  • Appointments are held through Google Hangouts.
  • At the time of your appointment, send us a message by searching our email address above and give us a link to your document.
  • Your tutor will give you a call!

If you’d like to make an appointment during a Hangouts session, please do so at least 24 hours in advance.


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