Ohio University

Student Writing Center


Located in Alden Library 226, the Student Writing Center provides free scheduled and walk-in face-to-face 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.

Summer Hours

Student Writing Center tutoring hours are listed below. All students will meet their tutor in Alden 226.

Day Time
Monday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Tuesday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Schedule an Appointment


Faculty Resources

If you are planning to incorporate any kind of writing task, small or large, in your course for Fall 2019 or Spring 2020, please consider including the following information in your syllabus:

The Student Writing Center (SWC), newly located in Alden 226, provides free writing assistance through scheduled face-to-face appointments and walk-ins (no appointment necessary). Assistance is available for any stage of the writing process, from talking about ideas and where to go with them, organizing and/or developing those ideas, helping to improve or extend a thesis, expanding and organizing the paper based on the thesis, helping with citations, grammatical issues, or any other writing concern. Register and schedule an appointment at: ohio.mywconline.com and there you will find out the walk-in hours for the current semester.

Additional Resources



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 administrative inquiries or help making an appointment, contact the Student Writing Center at swc@ohio.edu or 740.593.2646, or visit the SWC on Alden Library's 2nd Floor. For writing-related questions, please schedule a tutoring appointment or come by during walk-in hours.