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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, November 8th


Pizza served at 11:50AM        

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.



 October 29th - November 1st  

Francine Witte, Visiting Writer

 Monday, October 29th   


Logan, Bank Building

Award-winning poet and flash fiction writer Francine Witte will read from her work.  Book signing and reception to follow.


Fave Writers Filibuster Reading

 Tuesday, October 30th

 11:45AM - 1PM             

Back Quad Stage

Can we keep the great words going non-stop?  Join us for refreshments and good writing at the Fave Writers Filibuster Community Reading! Student, faculty, and staff readers will each read a five minute selection from a favorite author, as we broadcast the words across campus. Stop by and listen for a minute or an hour.​


Plot This! Caption Contest

 Wednesday, October 31st  

 11:30 - 1:30PM            


Stop by and #ExplainaFilmPlotBadly.  You could win a $50 gift card!


Roanoke Writes! Carnivale

 Thursday, Nov 1st  


Colket Atrium

Join us for our annual Writers' Carnivale! Stop by the Colket Atrium for cotton candy and popcorn. Play games to win fun carnival prizes! Mad Libs, Ticket Poems, Bananagrams, Instant Metaphors, Six Word Memoirs, and more!​

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