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In light of Campus closure and as a precautionary measure regarding COVID-19, the Writing Center staff is working remotely and is offering Email Consulting Sessions and Zoom Consulting Sessions from May 18 - July 31. Schedule an appointment here. Updates will be published to UNC's COVID-19 information page as the situation develops.

UNC Writing Center

The ‘write’ place for everyone 

The UNC Writing Center provides one-on-one sessions for students at any level to improve specific projects and become better all-around writers.

We believe every writer needs a reader, and all writers, even strong writers, can benefit from visiting with a Writing Center Consultant. Our consultants come from a variety of majors and backgrounds and are trained to work with writing of all types, from all disciplines. You’re the content expert. We’re the writing experts. Let’s work together!

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Ross Hall 1230


Meet our consultants

Summer 2020 Hours

Email and Zoom consulting only

Schedule appointment online 

Our Services

Our services are designed to help you look for patterns of error and alert you to those patterns.
This means that we will help assist you with the overall effectiveness of your paper, rather than copy edit your work.

Email Consulting

Schedule an appointment online and upload your document with questions and concerns. You’ll receive feedback from a writing center consultant within 24 hours.

View our Email Consulting Guidelines

Zoom Consultations

Meet with a writing center consultant via Zoom to discuss your paper. Schedule an appointment online at least 30 minutes before your session.

View our Zoom Consulting Guidelines

Accountability Groups

We facilitate Writing Accountability Groups on Mondays from 9 a.m. – noon via Zoom for graduates students writing larger projects such as thesis, dissertations and journals.

Schedule Your Appointment

From May 18 - July 31, the Writing Center will be offering email consulting and zoom consulting appointments only.  

If your document is over 10 pages, break it up and schedule multiple appointments.

Schedule Appointment

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We have compiled this list of references to assist in improving your writing skills.

Visit the Writing Center the Write Way

Writing Center Director, Melody Denny, discusses UNC’s resources and tips for successful writing in the Bear in Mind podcast.  

Writing Center Consultant with a client

Become a Consultant

Interested in working in the Writing Center as a consultant? We hire for the academic year in the spring semester of the previous year. We look for consultants with the following qualities:

  • Open and friendly personality
  • Dependable
  • Strong writing skills
  • Willingness to learn

Apply Today 

For more information contact Melody Denny at melody.denny@unco.edu.