The Speaking Center

In Fall 2023 the Learning and the Writing Centers will continue their services, with both in-person and virtual availability for students.

In-person services include Peer Tutoring appointments.

Online services include Peer Tutoring appointments, Academic Skills Coaching appointments, and Writing Center consultations.

The LWSC staff can be reached in person at Gleeson Library lower level, Room G03; via email at; through the chatbox on our web pages; or via phone at 415-422-6713. We also respond promptly to voicemails left on our main line at 415-422-6713.


The Speaking Center is available to help students prepare for public speaking - including speeches, oral presentations, team presentations, and visual aid demonstrations.

Public Speaking Coaches can help you with a variety of aspects of public speaking, including:

  • effective oral communication skills
  • researching and writing speech content
  • achieving engaging delivery
  • developing well organized, concise, and informative main points
  • using transitions and signposting
  • crafting introductions and conclusions
  • enhancing visual aids

Coaches are trained peer tutors who are skilled teachers and experienced public speakers. 

Appointments are available during designated hours each semester.


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Speaking Center Workshops

Learn about the USF Speaking Center


We are now located in Gleeson Library, Lower Level



Additional Tutoring Services and Resources on Campus

For technical training on educational technologies supported on campus, please visit:

Instructional Technologies and Training (ITT)


For additional tutoring services on campus, please visit the following pages for more information:

American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese, Japanese, Filipino & Conversation Tutoring