Schedule an Appointment

The Speaking Center has a new scheduler for Fall 2017. Appointments will now be made through the SSC Campus tool. Click on this button to go to the scheduler:

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You will be asked to login using your UMW NetID, and you can then select the service, date, and consultant for your appointment. You can also receive a reminder email or text message. Here is a short video to show you what that scheduler looks like once you have logged in:

How to schedule an appointment through SSC Campus

Descriptions of the services we offer:

Presentation Practice (speech less than 10 minutes)

This 30 minute consultation is for discussing and/or practicing presentations that are less than ten minutes in length. Students can work with a consultant at any stage of their presentation and have the option to be recorded.

Presentation Practice (speech greater than 10 minutes)

This 60 minute consultation is for discussing and/or practicing presentations that are greater than ten minutes in length. Students can work with a consultant at any stage of their presentation and have the option to be recorded.

Group Presentations

This 60 minute consultation is for groups of two or more people who need to discuss and/or practice a presentation. Students can work with a consultant at any stage of their presentation and have the option to be recorded.

Brainstorming Consultation

This 30 minute consultation is for brainstorming. If you feel you may need more than 30 minutes, please sign up for a presentation practice consultation for a speech greater than 10 minutes.

This is also the recommended option for students who wish to discuss a topic in communications, such as class discussion or speaking anxiety.

Papers to Presentations

This 30 minute appointment is for students who need to adapt a paper into an oral presentation. Students can discuss the changes necessary in the adaptation process or practice their presentation.

Consultants who provide this service are either fully or partially trained with the Writing Center.

Video Review (speech less than 5 minutes)

This 15 minute consultation is to review and discuss a pre-recorded video of a presentation less than five minutes in length. This is not an appointment to record a presentation.

Video Review (speech greater than 5 minutes)

This 30 minute consultation is to review and discuss a pre-recorded video of a presentation greater than five minutes in length. This is not an appointment to record a presentation.

Room Reservation/Recording (speech less than 10 minutes)

This 30 minute appointment is for students who wish to work without the assistance of a consultant on a presentation less than ten minutes in length. Rooms can be reserved for personal practice space or recording a presentation on your own. If filming, please bring a flash drive so you can take your recording with you.

No notification will be sent to your professor for any work done without a consultant. Please schedule another appointment if you are required to come for course credit. 

Room Reservation/Recording (speech greater than 10 minutes)

This 60 minute appointment is for students who wish to work without the assistance of a consultant on a presentation greater than 10 minutes in length. Rooms can be reserved for personal practice space or recording a presentation on your own. If filming, please bring a flash drive so you can take your recording with you.

No notification will be sent to your professor for any work done without a consultant. Please schedule another appointment if you are required to come for course credit. 

Class Visit (for faculty only)

The class visit appointment is for a faculty member interested in having a Speaking Center consultant visit their class for an introduction to the center or for a tutorial/workshop on a related topic. Faculty: please contact Anand Rao (arao@umw.edu) directly with your class visit request. Anand will confirm the request and once the class visit is assigned to a consultant, they will be in touch regarding details for the class visit.

*NEW* Language Consultations

Language consultations can be scheduled for Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.