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Writers Workshop
Please call (217) 333-8796 to make an appointment.

Welcome Back!

They took our sign! But we are still here on the upper level of the UGL, next to the Partners Desk. Find us in Room 251, and say hello.

Call (217) 333-8796 to schedule a 50-minute appointment today.

The Writers Workshop is looking for a few exceptional students to join our consultants next year.

Graduate and undergraduate students from any major


If you will be a sophomore, junior, or senior from any major next year and enjoy writing and talking about writing, send your name to before Friday, March 20. Please put “undergraduate consultant” in the subject line. Undergraduate peer consultants will take WRIT 203 in Fall 2015 as training. During Spring 2016, they will tutor on a regular schedule as part of an independent study course. In future semesters they may be chosen to tutor for hourly pay.


If you are interested in a graduate assistantship (33%, 25%, or 17%) as a writing consultant, send your name to before Friday, March 20. Please put “graduate consultant” in the subject line.

Writers Workshop Drop-In Hours

Monday through Thursday 3 to 5 pm, Undergraduate Library, Upper Level

Have a quick question for one of our consultants? Stop by for our Drop-In Hours.
Drop-in consultations are 10-15 minutes in length. Check in at the Writers Workshop front desk in Room 251.

We look forward to seeing you!

Graduate Student Writing Groups

Do you want more feedback on your writing and practice responding to others? You can still find more information at our blog address:


Writers Workshop Spring 2015 Schedule

Please drop by at our Undergraduate Library location or call (217) 333-8796 to schedule your appointment!

Undergraduate Library Location (UGL Room 251):

        Monday-Thursday: 9 am - 8 pm
        Friday: 9 am - 3 pm
        Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

Ikenberry Dining Hall Satellite (Ikenberry Commons, Rooms 1010D & 1010E):

Sunday - Thursday 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Engineering Satellite (Grainger Library, Room 402):

Monday: 1 pm - 5 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 12 pm - 3 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 2 pm
Friday: 12 pm - 3 pm

Biosciences Satellite (Burrill Hall, Room 101):

Monday: 12 pm - 4 pm
Thursday: 12 pm - 4 pm

Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls Satellite (PAR, Room 106):

Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

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. Call (217) 333-8796, or stop by, to set up a 50-minute session at one of our Workshop locations. Please see our appointment, schedule and policies pages for more information.

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.