Receive help on all areas of your writing from developing ideas to revising and polishing your pieces. We provide assistance with:
|Sep. 11 - Dec. 5|
|Monday||9 a.m.-9 p.m.|
|Tuesday||9 a.m.-9 p.m.|
|Wednesday||9 a.m.-9 p.m.|
|Thursday||9 a.m.-9 p.m.|
|Friday||9 a.m.-3 p.m.|
Hours are subject to change. We are closed on holidays and university breaks.
The Online Writing Center is available to students taking distance courses through USD and those who are unable to attend an on-campus session.
(myUSD login required)
We can come to your classroom to do a brief presentation (5-10 minutes) about the Writing Center.
Classroom Presentation Request Form (myUSD login required)
Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while working with an experienced consultant on your speaking skills in English and learning about life in the United States.
Schedule Appointment (myUSD login required)
Our free, weekly workshops cover a variety of writing-related topics. Attend in person or online.
We have several videos available to teach you how to set up or format papers in various styles such as Chicago, MLA and APA.
If you are a good writer and enjoy helping other students with their writing, consider becoming a writing consultant.
As a peer writing consultant, you are expected to:
If hired, you will undergo a paid training program. Undergraduate consultants-in-training are paid $8.85 per hour, with pay increasing to $9.35 once training is complete. Graduate students start at $10.85 during training and increase to $11.35.
Apply to be a Writing Consultant (myUSD login required)