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UW Writing Center

Use our free services to become a more effective and confident writer!


Meet with a trained writing consultant up to four times per week to receive help with any writing project, at any stage of the writing process. If you would like a real-time consultation, choose a Face-to-Face or Video Conferencing appointment. If you don't want to meet a writing consultant, we have an asynchronous option called Review and Return.


Spring 2024 Hours

Our main Writing Center is located in Coe Library, Level 1. We are open Monday-Friday and are closed on the weekend. Here are our hours of operation:

  • Monday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you are looking for help with science writing, feel free to visit our Coe Writing Center, or meet with a consultant in the Berry Center (Room 227) on Tuesdays from 11am-5pm.

Please check our Spring 2024 Schedule to see available openings for our main Coe Writing Center and the Berry Center satellite office. If this is your first time visiting the Writing Center, you will need to make an account (separate from UW login).

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Writing Center Class Visits

If you would like a consultant from the Writing Center to visit your class (in person, or via Zoom) for an introduction to the Writing Center, please fill out the request form. We also offer customized workshops on topics such as brainstorming, citation help, paragraph structure, and job application materials with at least 2 weeks' notice. Our Workshop Coordinator, Janie Marino, will be happy to discuss special requests with you. Please email her at




Extra Resources for Faculty

Check out the 'Useful Resources' tab at the top of the page for 25+ handouts you can use in your classroom.

If you are looking for teaching support or course development ideas, consider contacting the Elbogen Center for Teaching and Learning, or Communication Across the Curriculum (for COM courses).

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