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Essay Writing

The Monroe College Guide to Essay Writing presents the information necessary to write effective essays.

Contact the Libraries

Monroe College Libraries Website:

Library Locations:

Bronx Campus
Jerome Hall -Lower Level
2468 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY  
(646) 393-8333

New Rochelle Campus
Enter through Main Hall
434 Main Street 
New Rochelle, NY 


Essay Writing

Essay assignments can be a challenge, and that is why the Monroe College Library has assembled an assortment of quick guides to help you with your writing skills. Please click the blue tabs above to find helpful tips.

On-Campus Help With Writing

You should have someone in Monroe's Student Success Center (in the Bronx) or the Acadmic Center (in New Rochelle) look over your paper as well.


Student Success Center

The Student Success Center, located on the Bronx Campus in King Hall, Rooms 214 & 413 offers support to students in the areas of math, information technology, hospitality and writing. The Student Success Center supports students through various workshops, one-on-one tutoring and structured support. Peer and professional tutors work with students to improve their literacy skills including working on course assignments, presentations, research papers and proper formatting and navigating through your college career. Tutoring is available for students in all majors. 

During the Academic semester, the Student Success Center is open at the below times: 

Monday- Thursday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Saturday 9:00 am – 3:30 pm. 
Students are served on a walk-in basis, as well as via appointments. 

Contact Information: 

Student Success Center 
King Hall Room 214 & 413 
(646) 393-8526

Melinda Garrick, Director 
(646) 393-8464 

Yvette Powell, Administrative Instructor 
(646) 393- 8515


New Rochelle:

The Academic Center

The Academic Center, located on the New Rochelle campus, offers one-on-one tutoring in ALL subjects under one roof.  Our team, which consists of over 30 peer and professional Mentors, is dedicated to helping students with assignments, as well as with college life as a whole.  Students are encouraged to come in for brainstorming sessions, research assistance, essay writing, proofreading, math help, time management, and more.

During the academic semester, the Academic Center is open at the below times:

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

At the end of each semester, the Academic Center has Midnight Madness, during which the Center is open from 8:00 a.m. – Midnight to assist students as they study for finals.

Contact Information:

Academic Center
Main Hall 
(914) 740-6414

Travis Rave, Director
(914) 740-6529