The Writing Center


Transform4Europe & The Writing Center

Beginning this November, we are proud to announce that the Writing Center has a new student assistant, Álvaro Pedreno Rubio, which was made possible through the Transform4Euopre program. We are very excited to have Álvaro on our team to help strengthen student networks and research in Europe. For more information on the Transform4Europe program, click their logo. 

Writing Circle

Our last Writing Circle meeting is this week (March 31st)!! We should be back later in Summer Semester 2023. We will meet Friday at 1pm to 5pm in building A5.3, room 2.03. This circle is meant to help motivate studnets to write by providing a physical space and a set time. Please email us if you have any questions. 

Schreiben in der Gruppe

For students looking for a writing group in German, the Schreibzentrum is the place for you!
Über einen festen Zeitraum von 10 Wochen wird, moderiert von einer erfahreren Schreibberaterin, in der Gruppe motiviert un inspiriert am eigenen Schreibprojekt gearbeitet. 
For more information and registration click here


Our Mission

The Writing Center’s mission is to equip students with the proper tools to understand and produce English written works in a collaborative learning environment. The writing strategies practiced in the center will better prepare multilingual and L2 students for their studies and future careers. The center is a tutoring resource to help guide students through the writing process. We offer students one-on-one consultations at any stage of the writing process.


Appointment Types and Services

We offer three types of appointments

Writing Consultations - Research Consultations - Proofreading Services

Writing Consultations are designed to assist students with: 

  • Brainstorming
  • Outline Drafting
  • Short Essay & Term Paper Planning & Drafting
  • CV/Resume writing
  • Cover letter writing
  • (Re)structuring AI generated text
  • Creating and polishing AI generated text
  • General Asistance with:
    • Class Assignments
    • Sentence & Paragraph Structure
    • Grammar
    • Emails/Letters
    • Formal English Writing 

Research Consultations are designed to assist students with: 

  • Correct Research Practices
  • Citation Styles

Proofreading Service

  • MA & PhD theses or publications only
  • An appointment may not be necessary, please email for inquires  

**Note: As our staff is limited, this service is limited as well. Please email the Writing Center for questions, avaliability, and timeframes concerning proofreading services**

How to make an appointment

Step One: Click the link to view the Outlook Appointment Calendar 

Step Two: Find an appointment labeled "Free Appointment" (You can choose between "in person" or "online" make sure to let us know in the email!)

Step Three: Email us the day and time that works best for you

Step Four: Wait for our confirmation email 

Step Five: Arrive on time and be prepared for your appointment 


What to expect at your appointment

Making an appointment at the Writing Center is great, but what excatly  happens during the appointment? 

A Writing Center appointment, or one-on-one consultation, is an opportunity for students to receive additional feedback on their written assigments. For shorter assignments, the tutor will go over the assignment with the student and ask questions concerning clarity, intention, and structure. The tutor will also provide feedback and direction concerning grammar and/or conventions.

It is important that the student comes prepared to the meeting by having specific questions or concerns ready. 

The Writing Center is unable to provide academic guidence or assistance with field/departmental content.  

Feel free to contact us for further questions and we look forward to see you at your appointment! 

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Temporary Hours for Winter Break 2022/23 (Feb. 21st to April 7th):

      Monday:                         Tuesday:                       Thursday:                           Friday:                                                  

3:00PM-5:00PM            8:00AM-9:30AM             2:30PM-4:30PM              3:30PM-5:00PM       

We will be closed April 11th to May 2nd 2023. 
Hours for Summer Semester 2023:

      Wednesday:                         Thursday:                               Friday:

10:00AM-11:30AM                4:30PM-6:30PM                  2:00PM-5:00PM