Are you an MSU student whose native language is not English?

Are you looking for help with a course assignment?

The ELC Lab is here to help!

International students enrolled in academic classes at MSU can receive FREE tutoring from trained ESL writing consultants at the English Language Center ESL Lab.

ESL Lab consultants can help you with any or all of the following:

  • Understanding the assignment guidelines provided by your instructor
  • Understanding U.S. academic expectations
  • Understanding class readings 
  • Planning and organizing your writing 
  • Revising your drafts 
  • Incorporating source material effectively and properly citing sources 
  • Making grammar and vocabulary choices and revisions

To make an appointment

Use our Online Writing Lab Appointment System or call 517-353-0800.

Walk-ins are also welcome, but we encourage you to make an appointment to make sure your desired time is available.