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We’re open online!

All Writing Center services are available and accessible virtually during the Spring 2021 semester.

Make a Zoom appointment
Submit a draft
Join a workshop

See our guide on how to keep writing and learning remotely for resources to help you navigate your academic life online.

See what’s happening this week!

  • Writing Application Essays – 4/15 @ 4:30-5:30 p.m./Zoom

  • Carolina Women in STEM – Fridays, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, @ 3:30-5:00 p.m/Zoom

  • Register here

Take an inside look at the Writing Center: What Happens During A Writing Coaching Session

The Writing Center is a great place to get in depth help on essays and papers. I come to the Writing Center twice a week to get a jump start on essays so that I am not cramming at the last minute. It helps to get an extra set of eyes on your work. Blake Bozymski

Overcoming Procrastination:

  • Don’t let your paper become overwhelming! Break your writing tasks up into the smallest possible chunks and tackle them one at a time.

Editing and Proofreading:

  • Read your paper aloud, or get your computer to read it to you using text-to-speech. It’ll change your writing life.

Writing Concisely:

  • Eliminate redundant words, delete unnecessary qualifiers, and reduce prepositional phrases.

The Importance of a Good Introduction:

  • You never get a second chance to make a first impression. The opening paragraph of your paper will provide your readers with initial impressions of your argument, your writing style, and the overall quality of your work.