Want some help with your writing?


Things are busy in the Writing Center! We’re open on a slightly reduced schedule as we work to hire and train new consultants, but consultants are ready and waiting to help you. Currently open 9:00-1:00 daily. Come on by!

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Welcome Back, Students!


The Writing Center will open soon to assist you with all your writing needs. Check back soon for updates! We are excited to begin this academic year on a strong note!

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Writing Center Is Closed for Summer!


We had a great year with our students! We saw great progress in students’ work, and were impressed by students’ dedication to improving their academic writing skills. It was a pleasure working with you all this year.

Have a great summer and we’ll see you in the fall!

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Welcome to Spring quarter in the Writing Center!

stress-free-zoneThe Writing Center is excited to be approaching four years of service to SVC’s Mount Vernon Campus!

Interested in some feedback or assistance on your class writing assignments? The Writing Center is staffed with peer consultants, all current or recent SVC students, ready to assist you with any aspect of your writing for your college classes: understanding an assignment, generating ideas, revising drafts, documenting sources–whatever you need!

We’re located on the beautiful third floor of Lewis Hall (wait till you see the view from our doors!). Drop in for a 30-minute session (see hours below), or sign up to be sure a consultant will be available when you want to meet.

We’re open Monday 9:00-3:30; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:00-4:00; and Friday 9:00-2:00.

We can’t wait to see you!

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Upcoming Workshop!

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Winter 2016 Workshops!

Writing Center Winter16 Workshops

Room change: Workshops will be held in L-311 which is located right across from

the Writing Center.

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The Writing Center is closed for winter break.

We look forward to working with you next quarter–have a restful break!


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Workshop for Transfer Students!

The Writing Center has teamed up again with Western Washington University Admissions Director Jeanne Gaffney to help transfer students understand what information to include in an application essay and personal statement. The workshop is especially helpful for first year students who like to plan ahead and second year students who aren’t sure how to get started. All the information presented can easily be applied to any university application essay! See you there!

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“DON’T PISS OFF YOUR INSTRUCTOR”–Back by popular demand!

We’re hosting our first workshop of this academic year TOMORROW, Sept. 29, at 1:30 with “Don’t Piss Off Your Instructor,” with Ted O’Connell of the English Department. See the details below.

This workshop was very popular last year–funny AND informative! Come find out what you can do (and NOT do) when you write for college instructors so that you don’t, ahem, frustrate them.Screen Shot 2015-09-28 at 9.46.04 AM Continue reading

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Welcome Fall!

FallLeaves Welcome (back) to Fall Quarter at SVC! The Writing Center is gearing up to help you with your writing for classes. Please check around on our site for information about our services.

We will open TOMORROW, Thursday, September 24. Our hours are daily 9:00-4:00.

Come on in; we can’t wait to see you!

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