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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 

  • Closings: Paper review appointments will be closed Wednesday, November 25th through Friday, November 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday. 
  • Walden has transitioned from APA 6 to APA 7, and your Writing Instructor's feedback will reflect APA 7. We encourage you to visit the APA 7 Transition Page, including our updated APA webinars, for more information and support.
  • Three appointments per week: We have many appointment openings, so students are temporarily able to make three appointments per week. Students will still need to follow appointment policies, including using feedback to revise between appointments, to avoid canceled appointments. To allow time for revision, we recommend leaving a day between scheduled appointments. 


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
  • 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. 


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.  


Questions, Comments, or Technical Trouble? 

Contact us at, 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.