Online Services

We understand that technology demands adaptability. The Writing Center, therefore, aims to be where you are, whenever you need us, in the best ways we can.

Below are a variety of ways in which the Writing Center can assist you as a writer in the world of advanced technology - whether that means you're a student taking online classes, a tech-savvy writer who prefers the computer to the pen, or a private learner who'd rather learn on your own than in a crowd. 

Google Doc Consultations are available to all GVSU students and recreates the face-to-face consultation online. You must be logged in to Google and be present in order to receive help. Share your document with Once we receive the invitation to view your document, a consultant will alert you through the Chat feature. Click the link for additional details. This service is available Monday-Wednesday 8pm-12am.


Email consultations are available for content from online or hybrid classes, students from non-Allendale/Grand Rapids campuses, study abroad students, and graduate students. Please allow 72 hours for responses

For more information about email consultations, click here


Handouts, for easy-to-understand explanations of punctuation marks, style guides, and writing techniques to help you revise and proofread your work effectively.

Links to web sites that can help you write specific kinds of documents (business letters, for example), document sources effectively according to various style guides, or better understand punctuation and grammar rules.




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

Page last modified December 13, 2017