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We're here to assist you with any writing project, at any stage of your writing process. The center's well-trained peer consultants can help you to brainstorm ideas, organize content, integrate research, polish a draft, and correctly document sources.

Any graduate or undergraduate GVSU student can make an appointment or take advantage of our drop-in hours simply by coming into the center with a draft of your writing. Faculty and staff interested in writing consultations for their own work and our other services can call 331-2922.


Still have questions? Feel free to call, stop by, or email us!

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Featured Consultant!

Featured Consultant: Meet Tyler F.!

Featured Consultant: Meet Tyler F.!

Major: Masters in Accounting, Siedman Business School Graduate Assistant Citation Specialization: APA

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Exam Week Hours


Starting Sunday, Dec 11-Thursday, Dec 15, the Writing Center will be open and available during the following times:


Knowledge Market: Mary Idema Pew Library

Knowledge Market: Steelcase Library 

Lake Ontario Hall 120

Google Docs

Sunday, Dec 11: 6pm-10pm


Sunday, Dec 11:  2pm-6pm


Monday, Dec 12: 6pm-10pm

Monday, Dec 12: 11am-6pm

Monday, Dec 12: 9am-6pm

Monday, Dec 12: 8pm-10pm

Tuesday, Dec 13: 6pm-10pm

Tuesday, Dec 13: 11am-6pm

Tuesday, Dec 13: 9am-6pm

Tuesday, Dec 13: 8pm-10pm


Wednesday, Dec 14: 2pm-5pm

Wednesday, Dec 14: 9am-11am & 1pm-5pm

Wednesday, Dec 14: 8pm-10pm


Thursday, Dec 15: 2pm-5pm

Thursday, Dec 15: 9am-5pm





NEW Hours: Exam Week

NEW Hours: Exam Week

December 09, 2016

Before coming into the Writing Center or the Knowledge Market, be sure to check out our changed hours for exam week, Dec 11-15.

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NEW Helpful Handout

NEW Helpful Handout

Check out our new Helpful Handout on Brainstorming Topics! It's a great resource for early in the semester - since you'll soon be coming up with papers of your own.

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New Resources

Time Management Handout

Have you heard about our Time Management Handout, which was a presentation topic at NCPTW 2016? 


Check it out here or view it in our Spotlights near the end of this page. 

Language Inclusiveness Poster

Have you heard about our new Linguistic Diversity Policy, which will be discussed further during next year's Teach In? 


Check out our summarized poster here or view it in our Spotlights featured on this page. 

Writing in Your Major: Genre Guides

Did you know that we have guides to help you write in your discipline?

Whether it's nursing, biology, engineering, or mathematics, the Writing Center has worked with faculty to provide you with helpful handouts about the expectations of each field. Check them out here


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Fall 2016 Hours & Locations


Lake Ontario Hall 120 - Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. & Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. & Sunday 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Knowledge Market: Mary Idema Pew Library (1st floor) - Sunday - Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.


Online via Google Docs - Monday - Wednesday 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Email consultations are available for content from online or hybrid classes, students from non-Allendale/Grand Rapids campuses, and graduate students. Click on the link to be taken to the web form. Please allow 96 hours for responses.

For more information about email consultations, click here


Knowledge Market: Steelcase Library - Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


CHS Building: Room 100 - Monday & Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.





Have other questions? Stop in and visit! Or call us at 331-2922.