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Writers Workshop
Our Main Location is 251 Undergraduate Library
Schedule online to make an appointment or call us at(217) 333-8796!

Welcome to the Writers Workshop!

The Writers Workshop contributes to the intellectual and creative activities of the University of Illinois by providing support for all writers in the campus community--undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff.

The Writers Workshop provides individual and small-group consultations, hosts workshops on academic and professional writing concerns, sponsors writing groups and writing retreats, and visits classrooms upon request to introduce our resources or to provide a tailored, interactive presentation.

Visit our online schedule to book your appointment.

The Writers Workshop has summer hours!

We will be open June 12- August 4 for Summer Session II. Make an appointment by clicking "Schedule Online Now!" Our hours are: Mon 1-6, Tues 1-5, Wed 1-6, Thur 1-5, and Sun 4-7 (online only). For most of our appointments, you'll have the option of selecting a face-to-face appointment in 251 UGL or a synchronous online appointment.

The Writers Workshop will be closed on July 4, 2017

Interested in Becoming a Writers Workshop Tutor? Click here

Writers Workshop Featured Programming

New--Online Tutoring! To better support writers who are unable to attend face-to-face tutorials on campus, we are now offering online sessions. Find more information here!

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Upcoming Events at the Writers Workshop

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8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Undergraduate Library, Room 251



9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Undergraduate Library, Room 251

The Writers Workshop, part of the Center for Writing Studies, is the writing center at Illinois. We provide free writing assistance for University of Illinois students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines and at all stages of the writing process. Discuss your writing with consultants who are experienced writers and teachers of writing. Please see our appointment page for more information about our policies.

If you need to hire a proofreader, see our list of Editors for Hire most of whom are current University of Illinois English Department instructors who have expressed an interest in doing this type of work for an hourly/per project rate. This should be negotiated with the individual.

Have a Question About the Writers Workshop?

Learn more about the Writers Workshop at the University of Illinois. Or email us at: Please note that we do not schedule appointments by email.