Welcome to the Writing Center
The St. Edward's University Writing Center, located on the second floor of the Munday Library, helps students, faculty, staff, and alumni grow as writers in an environment of collaboration, not instruction.
Students: To check for available appointments, schedule an appointment, or cancel an appointment, please use TutorTrac, our online scheduling app. For help navigating TutorTrac, please use this step-by-step walkthrough.
We now have evening online-only hours. If you want to schedule a video session, day or night, just choose the "Videoconference Writing Center" option in TutorTrac.
*The Writing Center is unable to accept walk-ins or email requests. Appointments must be made through Tutor Trac.
Check out our helpful videos for an Introduction to the Writing Center, How to Make an Appointment, How to Cancel an Appointment, and more.
We can help you face-to-face, by online submission, or Google Hangout video conference. No matter where you are, we can help.
Teachers, click here to sign up for a class visit from the Writing Center.
For night or online class visits, please email jdowns [at] stedwards.edu.
To submit a draft online, or access the abundant resources the Writing Center offers, including rhetoric, style, mechanics, Graduate writing resources, Faculty resources, videos and more, please be signed in with your St. Edward’s ID, and click on this link.
What We Do
We help with all types of writing and communication projects, including
- formal and informal essays, letters, journal entries, and blog posts;
- course papers and research projects;
- technical reports, memos, summaries, case studies, group reports;
- creative writing, alternative writing assignments, and digital writing projects;
- graduate school and scholarship essays;
- articles and other pieces for publication; and
- cover letters and resumes.
We help in all areas of writing, including
- understanding and responding to an assignment or prompt;
- developing arguments;
- style and usage;
- understanding audience and tone;
- structure, content, and use of sources;
- patterns of error (in grammar, sentence structure, punctuation, citation formatting, and documentation) and modeling corrections;
- focusing revisions and planning next steps;
- understanding and reworking errors; and
- interpreting comments and feedback from others.