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Make an Appointment -

Make an appointment in 3 steps. Step 1: Select a staff member. Step 2: Select an available date. Step 3: Select an available timeslot.

The sign up for appointments is available two weeks in advance of the appointment date. Students can schedule a 30-minute one-on-one or a 60-minute small group (2-4 people) appointment once per week.  Doctoral students (EdLD, EdD, and PhD) who want to practice their defense can sign up for a 60-minute slot.

 Please remember: Appointments are shown in Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5:00). If you are not on the East Coast, USA, please change the time zone in step 3 below to see your local time.

CommLab One-On-One Appointments:

  • Thirty-minute virtual appointment
  • Practice oral presentations
  • Storyboard and develop a slide presentation
  • Create an “elevator pitch” 
  • Organize and develop a conference poster 
  • Assistance with other mixed-media communication  

Small Group Appointments:

  • One-hour virtual appointment for groups of 2-4 students
  • Practice small group oral presentations 
  • Storyboard and develop a slide presentation 

Dissertations and Capstone Defense Appointments:

  • One-hour virtual appointment  
  • Practice oral defense
  • Receive feedback on a slide presentation, including structure, order, and design 
  • Tips for using visuals to communicate information and results 

For more information, visit our website or contact Ning Zou, Associate Director for Student Academic Services and Learning Design, Gutman Library.