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2018 Fall Hours
Through Dec 18th (closed Nov 17th-25th for Fall Break)

Monday-Thursday     9am-6pm
Friday                          9am-3pm

Why Visit the Writing Center?

  • Save time by learning more effective writing techniques
  • Avoid procrastination and prevent writer’s block
  • Improve your organization, clarity, and argumentative impact
  • Strengthen your self-editing skills and revision skills
  • Learn proper citation to avoid unintentional plagiarism


Booking Norlin Appointments

Norlin Writing Center sessions must be reserved with an appointment. We recommend making your reservations at least five days in advance. Appointments can be made in person or online. Once you've registered with our scheduling site, you can log on to view and reserve appointments up to seven days in advance. If you're having difficulty finding an appointment time, please stop by to see the office manager about possible same-day openings and special advance booking.

 

C4C Drop-in Hours

Monday-Thursday    6:00-9:00 pm in N351/N351A

Through Dec 18th (closed Nov 17th-25th for Fall Break)

No appointment is necessary. Thirty and fifty-minute sessions are free to current CU-Boulder students, faculty, staff, alumni, and campus housing residents on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Writers' Lounge Drop-in Hours
Through Dec 18th (closed Nov 17th-25th for Fall Break)

No appointment is necessary. Twenty minute sessions are free to current CU-Boulder students, faculty, staff, alumni, and campus housing residents on a first-come, first-served basis.

Athens Court North
Community Room

Sunday
2:00-6:00 pm

Arnett
N200

Monday
6:00-9:00 pm

Baker
W205

Monday
6:00-9:00 pm

Buckingham
N101

Wednesday
6:00-9:00 pm

Business Library
KOBL 200C

Wednesday
1:00-5:00 pm

Farrand
127

Tuesday
6:00-9:00 pm

Gemmill Library
MATH 150

Monday
2:00-5:00 pm

Kittredge Central North
KCN N221

Thursday
5:00-8:00 pm

Libby
176

Wednesday
6:00-9:00 pm

School of Education
338--Miramontes Room--

Monday
1:00-3:00 pm

Willard
103

Tuesday
6:00-9:00 pm

Williams Village Center
WVC 177

Tuesday
6:00-9:00 pm


Graduate Writing Support (GWS)

The Writing Center offers specialized support for graduate students writing lengthy manuscripts such as dissertations, theses, and publications.

Support is offered in individual sessions, workshops, write-ins, and a weekly dissertation writing group.

Graduate writing support is intended to supplement adviser meetings by providing writing feedback and guidance from an outside academic reader’s perspective.

GWS participants attending individual meetings commit to regularly scheduled meetings and submit work in advance of each session. This allows the consultant to provide a more thorough review and help the writer improve cogency, organization, analysis, and grammar and style. Past participants have mentioned that GWS is helpful for scaffolding project timelines and preparing for oral defenses and job talks. Graduate writing specialists have training and experience in academic and professional writing and assist graduate writers from all disciplines.

The capacity of the GWS program is limited and requires an intake interview to ensure that the writer’s needs and project match program objectives and resource availability.

Please contact us at wrtghelp@colorado.edu for information about scheduling and other GWS questions.

Graduate students are also encouraged to seek writing advice and feedback by reserving fifty-minute sessions at our Norlin location.