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Welcome to the Writing Center's myPASS (My Paper Appointment Scheduling System)! Our team of professional writing instructors is here to assist Walden students in becoming better academic writers by providing online, asynchronous feedback in paper reviews. Read our website information on our paper review service, how to make appointments, and what to expect from your appointment.  

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News and Announcements 

  • Welcome to our new writing instructors, Brittany, Grete, and Meagan, who are taking appointments on our Graduate Coursework Schedule. 
  • Each October, Walden celebrates the Global Days of Service to showcase the university community’s commitment to positive social change. One small way the Writing Center’s writing instructor team demonstrates positive social change is by recognizing students’ preferred names and their pronouns. We have updated the myPASS registration and profile form to include this optional information, and we’ve also updated the list of current programs. So, it’s a great time to revisit and update your profile (in the “Update Profile & E-Mail Options” section, which appears under your name on the scheduling page)! Note: If you do make changes to your profile, you will also be prompted to save a myPASS password of at least 10 characters.  

  • Not sure which steps you should take next to improve your scholarly writing? Our new goal plan pilot supports students’ writing goals through guaranteed access to four paper review appointments with the same Writing Center instructor. You’ll receive individualized feedback and resources designed to maximize progress. To enroll, complete this module and use the submission form at the end to join the pilot. We hope to see you soon! Note: The goal plan pilot is available to students using the Undergraduate Coursework Schedule and the Graduate Coursework Schedule.

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FAQs, Important Information, and Reminders 

  • How do I log in? Your myPASS information is not linked to your Walden Student Portal. To get started, register for an account. If you have password trouble, e-mail us at writingsupport@waldenu.edu.
  • Where do I meet the instructor? Appointments are asynchronous and do not involve a phone call or live communication 
  • What time is my appointment? Appointment times are for organizational purposes only. You only need to consider the date, not the time, of the appointment. 
  • When do I submit my paper? The deadline for attaching a paper is a.m. EST the date of the appointment for appointments reserved in advance, or at the same time as making an appointment for the current day. 
  • When will my review be ready? You will receive an e-mail the day of your appointment or the day after when your review is ready. 
  • Why was my appointment canceled? By reserving an appointment, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the paper review policies policies. Appointments that do not follow policies may be canceled. 

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Doctoral Students  

Do you have an approved prospectus? Congratulations! myPASS appointments are reserved for students working on coursework and preproposal documents up until prospectus approval. Writing support for longer writing projects required of doctoral students like proposals and final studies can be found on the Doctoral Capstone Form and Style site, where numerous services and resources for students at the capstone stage are housed.  

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Questions, Comments, or Technical Trouble? 

Contact us at writingsupport@waldenu.edu, and we will respond within 24 hours. 

Having trouble logging in? Enter your email address below and then click "Reset Password." The system will immediately email you with instructions for changing your password. If you do not receive that email in a few minutes, please check your spam filter.

Receiving unwanted text messages from this system? This system can send appointment reminder and waiting list notifications via text message, but only if a cell phone number and carrier is entered by a client when creating or updating an account on the system.

If you have an account on the system, log in to edit your profile and modify your cell phone preferences. If you do not have an account on this system, it's possible that your cell phone number was entered accidentally. Fill out the form below to remove your number immediately.