OSU Writing Center

The Writing Center will be closed on Sunday, May 30 and Monday, May 31 in observation of the Memorial Day holiday. If you have writing support needs during Week 10, please plan ahead and schedule your appointments around the May 30 and 31 closures. Thank you!

COVID-19 Response: During Spring 2021 the Writing Center is delivering ALL of its support services and programs remotely.

Writing and research consultants provide support with any type of writing project (class assignments, research papers, CVs/resumes, cover letters, job or scholarship applications, etc.) during any stage of the writing process. We're excited to work with you on your next writing project! For more information, watch this video.

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Writing & Research Appointments

50-minute appointments focus on general or specific writing and/or research support. Schedule an appointment and meeting virtually (via Zoom or phone) to talk through your writing project with a trained peer consultant.

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Spring 2021 Hours

  • Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm (PST)
  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm (PST)
  • Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (PST) 

Written Feedback

Submit your draft online to the Online Writing Suite for a written response from a trained peer consultant. Feedback can be provided at any stage of the writing process, and submissions typically receive a response by the end of the following business day.

  Request written feedback 

Visit our OWS webpage for more information—including a how-to, information on response timing, and FAQs.

Grammar Appointments

25-minute appointments specifically designed to work on grammar-related areas of your writing. Meet with a consultant to talk about grammar, syntax, and usage. Together, you can review your document, identify patterns, and learn strategies for practicing grammar skills.

    Work on grammar

Click the link above to view available times for grammar appointments.

Workshops on Writing

The Writing Process and Time Management Workshop. Writing is a process that takes energy, concentration and time. These days, it might feel like we don't have as much of those to work with. Join us to think through steps of the writing process, and how to manage your time effectively to navigate these elements and reach a written end-product you're proud of. In spring 2021, we're offering our Writing Process and Time Management workshop twice:

How to Prep and Write a Timed Essay, and Test-Taking Strategies. You won't want to miss this! As we head into finals, we know you may have a mixture of written papers, projects, and final exams to engage in remotely. Join us to learn strategies and approaches to writing well-made timed essays, and to think through effective test-taking strategies. These skills will support you throughout the academic year! In spring 2021, we're offering our Essay Exam and Test Prep workshop twice: