Writing Center

Click above to learn more about the Writing Center!

The Writing Center provides opportunities for undergraduate students to improve writing and thinking skills in their academic work, and also in preparation for their respective careers. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, trained consultants with a variety of majors assist writers individually at all stages of the composing process. For the university community, the Center also makes available printed and online materials, as well as workshops, on topics related to writing and teaching writing. The Center is also committed to involvement in professional activities, including conducting research, that improve its service to students and contribute to writing center theory and practice.

Make an Appointment

The Writing Center works with UMD undergraduate students only. UMD graduate students can request writing consultations here.  We also offer synchronous online tutoring.

Click here to make an appointment!

Once registered, if you have trouble finding a suitable time in our schedule, click on the clock icon next to each day of the week to sign up for the waiting list. You'll receive notice when an appointment opens.

Contact Us!

Call (301) 405-3785 or e-mail writadmin@umd.edu.

1205 Tawes Hall
7751 Alumni Drive
College Park, MD 20742

The Grammar Hotline

Question about grammar? Citations? Anyone can call!

Grammar Hotline 301-405-3785

Additional Information

Writing Center Administrators

Leigh Ryan

Assistant Directors
Thomas Earles
Nabila Hijazi
Douglas Kern

Administrative Coordinator
Shaun Russell