Welcome to the University Writing Center
The University Writing Center is dedicated to providing the University community one-on-one assistance with all types of writing at all stages of the writing process.
Writing Center Location
Wilson Hall 1107
With our online scheduling program, My Writing Center Online, you can check availability and schedule appointments in advance at the following URL:
You can cancel or change appointments online up to 2 hours before the appointment time. If you miss 2 scheduled appointments, you will be blocked from the online scheduling system and will have to contact Dr. Smith to discuss the issue.
The University Writing Center is staffed by a half-time Director, who has a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Linguistics, and part-time peer tutors from all majors, who are selected based on their strong writing and interpersonal skills and trained to assist students with writing issues across the disciplines.
Writing Center Services
We provide assistance with the following:
*writing assignments across the disciplines;
*any stage of the writing process:
pre-writing, drafting, revising, editing, proofreading;
*English as a Second Language (ESL) writing;
*English Proficiency Exam (EPE) preparation;
*general writing skills:
*grammar / punctuation / mechanics skills.
2015-2016 Writing Center Hours
Monday |10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday |10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday| 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday |10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday |10:00 am - 2:00 pm
We look forward to working with you!
Fall 2015 Director and Tutors with Majors
Top row: Bryan Matthews, Social Studies Education; Lance, Morris, English; Liz Ranger, English and History. Second row: Dr. Terry Smith, Director; Sean Hayden, Biology; Jonathan Wheeler, Computer Science; Brandon Hudson, Computer Science. Third row: Jon'mel Davenport, English; Olivia Coleman, Aviation Science; Zoe Sonnier, English Education; Alisa Fornwald, Sociology. Bottom row: Jessica Land, English; Mariah Dennis, Biology; Colleen Hendrickson, English & Telecommunications; Roxanne Sudendorf, Special Education.
Bring your writing projects at any stage of the writing process. In addition to a hard copy of the project, please bring the class assignment on which it is based. If you would like to work on it in the Writing Center, you may also bring a Microsoft Word file on a jump drive.
NOTE: The Writing Center tutors will help you and provide you with skills to do your own writing, revising, and editing, but they should not and will not actually write, revise, or edit for you.
For additional information, please contact the Director, Dr. Terry Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org or (410) 621-3071
last updated 9/24/15