Ohio University

Student Writing Center


Located on Alden Library's 2nd Floor, the Student Writing Center provides free scheduled and walk-in face-to-face appointments as well as online appointments.

Assistance is available at any stage of the writing process, from understanding the assignment to looking at the revised draft.

You can get help with developing the thesis or main idea, organizing or developing the ideas, the bibliography, grammatical issues or any other writing concerns.

Tutoring Hours

OHIO's Student Writing Center available tutoring hours are listed below. Appointments for face-to-face tutoring are scheduled online. All students will meet their tutor in Alden 230A. 

  • Monday–Thursday, 9am-9pm
  • Friday, 9am–5:30pm
  • Sunday, 12-4:30pm

Schedule an Appointment


Additional Resources

Submit A Paper Online

OHIO students may submit a paper online. No more than 10 pages submitted at one time in the online asynchronous option. Students should expect to see their papers within 2-3 days after they are submitted. Papers submitted on Friday may not be returned with comments until the following Tuesday or Wednesday.


The SWC is fully staffed at this time.

However, if you are interested in a tutoring position and would like your application to be on file, please email a resume, cover letter with references, and a 10-15 page writing sample (which can be a combination of essays) to swc@ohio.edu.

If you are an instructor and would like to recommend a student as a possible writing tutor, please email us applicable information.


For more information about the Student Writing Center, contact the office at swc@ohio.edu or 740.593.2646, or visit the SWC on Alden Library's 2nd Floor.