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The Writing Center

The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring for graduate and undergraduate students from any major and for any writing assignment.

Our tutors work with you on all stages of the writing process from brainstorming and planning to drafting, revising, and editing. Our goal is to help you write with confidence. Schedule an appointment on North, South or online

Where can I get writing support?

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NORTH CAMPUS - Cumnock Hall, lower level
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SOUTH CAMPUS - O'Leary Library, 3rd floor
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Students work together at The Writing Center


We offer 30-and 45-minute appointments for all students, with some appointments designated for graduate students, multilingual students, or online students. Walk-ins are accepted based on tutor availability, but it is usually best to make an appointment. You can schedule up to three appointments per week, though no more than one per day.

Schedule an Appointment

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Graduate and Multilingual Students

Do you need help with your master's thesis, doctoral dissertation, or conference presentation? The Writing Center has three professional tutors who are trained to work specifically with graduate students. 

Is English your second, or even third language? Our professional tutors also have expertise working with multilingual students, at the graduate or undergraduate level. 

Learn more

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Our Mission

The mission of The Writing Center at UMass Lowell is to promote writing and to support the community of writers on our campus. We provide assistance to UMass Lowell students at every level seeking to improve their written communication. Support for faculty is also key to the work of The Writing Center. We offer guidance in instructional design to faculty in any discipline who wish to incorporate writing assignments into their teaching.