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University Writing Support Center

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  • University Writing Support Center




    Please note: The University Writing Support Center will open for Spring 2017 on Tuesday, January 17 at 10:00 a.m.!


    Welcome to MSUM's new University Writing Support Center! The Center offers fifty-minute appointments with trained writing tutors so that clients may receive constructive feedback on any assignment they wish to improve.

    The UWSC is located in Lommen 095 during daytime hours and in Library 112 during the 6:00 p.m.--9:00 p.m. evening hours.  


    During Spring 2017, the UWSC will be open during the following times:  

    Monday and Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.--4:00 p.m. in Lommen 095

    Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00 a.m.--4:00 p.m. in Lommen 095

    Friday: 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m. in Lommen 095

    Tuesday through Thursday: 6:00 p.m--9:00 p.m. in Library 112

    Times may vary based upon tutor availability.

    In-person or online sessions are available.

    GRADUATE STUDENTS: Please note that the UWSC now has a Graduate Writing Tutor, Jacob Johnson. He offers online sessions only during many Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evening sessions from 6:00 p.m.--9:00 p.m. You are encouraged to schedule a session with Jacob to discuss your papers, although please feel free to work with other tutors as well.


    The UWSC will be closed on any days the campus is closed, such as non-instructional days, major holidays, or snow days.

    Please watch the schedule for changes during the Spring semester.





    Tutors will be available to help students develop strategies to improve their writing by appointment only. The writing assistance is not designed to edit or proofread papers. Instead the assistance that is provided is intended to foster students’ writing proficiency and independence during the writing process. The University Writing Support Center will:

    • Assist students in improving their writing proficiency and independence during the various stages of their writing assignments
    • Provide a supportive environment where writers and readers work efficiently one-to-one
    • Train writing tutors to become effective readers of and responders to texts from various disciplines

    To schedule an appointment, visit the online consultation scheduling page.

    University Writing Support Center Director: Dr. Tim Decker, 229 Weld Hall,