The Writing Center opens on Tuesday January 18th (after MLK holiday).

During the first week, we are open for limited virtual hours (Monday-Friday 10am-2pm) which can be accessed via Book It. We are offering drop-ins (first-come/first-serve) and appointments (be sure to select "virtual" when looking for upcoming appointment availability). 

Writing Center services for Winter 2022 will be offered virtually to begin the semester. Please check back for updates and reach out with any questions.

Welcome to the Writing Center!

2021 Writing Consultant staff in front of Lake Ontario Hall

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 brainstorm ideas, organize content, integrate research, polish a draft, and correctly document sources.

Any graduate or undergraduate GVSU student can make an appointment or drop-in during any of our open hours. Faculty and staff interested in writing consultations for their own work and our other services can email Patrick Johnson, Writing Center Director (

The Writing Center is following the GVSU recommended safety protocols in place for COVID-19; staff and students must wear a face covering in all service locations. For any questions and concerns regarding the Writing Center’s COVID-19 procedures, please contact Patrick Johnson, Writing Center Director. For more information regarding GVSU’s COVID-19 policies, please visit the Lakers Together site.

Still have questions? Contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

Hours and Locations

Working Online


Virtual Drop-Ins and Appointments: Book It

Sunday: 2 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday: CLOSED



Email Consultations

You are welcome to submit a project or assignment to our asynchronous email consultation service through your Book It account. Consultants are then given 72 hours to respond with feedback, and the paper is returned to the student with written feedback based on areas of concern highlighted by the writer or based on areas noticed by the consultant during their 1 hour of review/reading time.  

To add email consultations to your Book It profile, please fill out an Additional Services Request form or contact Patrick Johnson, Writing Center Director ( regarding access to email support in Book It.

Having an Online Consultation

Curious about what online consultations look like? Click the image on the left in order to be taken to our Online Services page where you can read about some frequently asked questions, as well as browse our available online service options. 

Already scheduled your next online consultation but not sure how to prepare? Visit our page to see an outline of what you can expect before, during and after your consultation!

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Writing Center services are available virtually for the start the Winter 2022 semester. Make an virtual appointment or drop-in during open hours and we will see you soon, on screen! Please check our website and/or contact us for updates on in-person services.

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Writing Services Are Virtual to start 2022

To begin the Winter 2022 semester, Writing Center services will be virtual only. Scheduled appointments and drop-in support (first come/first serve) are available during all service hours.

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Have other questions? Contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible!