Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What happens in a writing conference?
A: We meet one on one to talk about your writing or presentation assignment. We can also work on general topics to improve your English skills.
Q: When and where is the conference?
A: Conferences are held in Hamilton Smith Hall room 149S (in the 149 office suite in the back of the building on the first floor).
Q: How long do conferences take?
A: Conferences last 50 minutes.
Q: What languages are used in the conference?
A: HELPers can speak at least two languages, including English. Conferences can be held in the language that you prefer. See the HELPers' Profile page for language options.
Q: How do I make an appointment for a conference?
A: Click the Appointments link and follow the instructions there to make an appointment.