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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Now Hiring: Special Projects G.A.

Graduate Writing Consultant Assistant: Special Project in Social Justice in Writing This 9 month Special Project Graduate Assistant (SPGA) position is an academic year full-time (20 hours per week) graduate assistantship.

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NEW! 8th Edition MLA

August 02, 2016

There have been changes to MLA in their new 8th Edition! Be sure to check out the handbook or come into the Writing Center for support, questions, and important information.

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No appointment necessary!

You've got writing and we want to help. There are two easy ways to get feedback on your writing through the writing center. You can schedule an appointment OR you can just stop in and work with any available consultant.

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Exam Cram

April 23, 2017 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

During the busiest and most stressful time of the semester, various programs come together to offer programming to help students cope with stress. Everything from therapy dogs and yoga, to coloring...

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New Resources

Fireside Chats: Professional Development

Have you heard about our new professional development option for writing consultants? 


Check it out here for calendar of events, information about the options, and updates throughout the semester.

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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Click here for our printable Hours & Locations plugger for Winter 2017




Winter 2017 Hours & Locations

ATTENTION: These hours are valid until April 21st. Starting April 23rd, the Writing Center's exam hours will begin. 


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 students who don't have access to face-to-face services, which include students taking online classes, students from Traverse City, Holland, or Muskegon campuses, study abroad students, and graduate students. Students who are taking hybrid courses, which have online and face-to-face coursework, should contact the writing center about access. All students are limited to one email submission at a time. Click on the link to be taken to the web form. Please allow 72 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.

Exam Week Hours (4/23-4/27): Allendale

Allendale - Lake Ontario Hall 120: 

Sunday (April 23): 2pm-6pm

Monday-Tuesday (April 24-25): 9am-6pm

Wednesday (April 26): 9am-11am &1pm-5pm (Closed 11am-1pm)

Thursday (April 27): 9am-5pm

Friday (April 28): CLOSED

Allendale - Knowledge Market (MIP): 

Sunday (April 23) - Tuesday (April 25): 6pm-10pm

Exam Week Hours (4/24-4/27): Downtown

Downtown - Knowledge Market (Steelcase):

Monday (April 24) - Tuesday (April 25): 11am-6pm

Wednesday (April 26) - Thursday (April 27): 2pm-5pm

Online - Google Docs:

Monday-Wednesday (April 24-26): 8pm-12am

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