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The Writing Center will reopen for limited hours on Wednesday, January 17th and Thursday, January 18th from 7-9pm. Regular hours will begin Sunday, January 21st. 

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Writing Center Hours

The Writing Center is located on the bottom floor of Fintel Library, Room 15, and is open Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 4:00pm and 9:00pm. 

*Closed for Holidays and School Breaks

Upcoming Events


Five Fast Ways to Improve Style

Thursday, February 15th     

12-1 pm       

Pizza served at 11:50 am        

Miller Hall 212

What does it mean when a prof writes AWK in the margin of your paper? Learn the five most common reasons your style might be suffering—and strategies for improving phrasing and flow.


The Comma Chameleon

Thursday, April 5th    

12-1 pm                     

Pizza served at 11:50 am                  

Miller Hall 212

Ah, comma on--it only FEELS like the rules are always changing on you!  An interactive review of comma rules and guidelines, accompanied by bad 80s music and helpful mnemonic devices. 



Create Your Own Valentines

Monday, February 12th           

11:30-1:30 pm and 5:30-7:30 pm                              

Colket Atrium

Write your way into someone’s heart! Join us to create your own handcrafted Valentine to send or give.  Supplies will be provided, and Writing Center tutors will be on hand to help you find the perfect words to express your affection.  The world can always do with a little more love.


Midterm Relief

Wednesday, February 21st     

11:30-1:30 pm and 5:30-7:30 pm                              

Colket Atrium

Follow us on social media and receive a free Tiny Desk to help you study!


Event TBA: A live writing contest or storytelling event on the theme of Animals, held in conjunction with Darwin Day events—February or March.

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