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.
ATTENTION: The Writing Center will remain online only for the remainder of the semester. Live video appointments are now available. Drafts may be submitted for feedback (24-72 hour return.) Please follow all the recommended safety precautions regarding the Covid 19 virus, and stay up to date with the univeristy announcements.
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. ***Choose "Videoconference Center" to make a Google Hangout. We now have evening online hours, too.
CLICK HERE to submit a draft online, or access the abundant Writing Center resources. Resources include rhetoric, style, mechanics, Graduate writing resources, Faculty resources, videos and more, please be signed in with your St. Edward’s ID.
*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, email jdowns [at] stedwards.edu to schedule a visit from the Writing Center.
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.