Writing Services

Join us for writing or presentations assistance.

The Writing Center opens on the first day of classes for fall and spring semesters and is open during June and July summer sessions.

To make an appointment, click on the link below or go to your Canvas Calendar and click on "Find Appointment." Select the Writing Center course, and available appointments will populate your calendar. Choose one that works for you, and click "Reserve" in the appointment box.

 Writing Center faculty can provide strategies that will help you learn how to understand reading, writing, and presentation assignments, generate your own ideas, revise and edit more efficiently and effectively, and benefit as fully as possible from your teacher’s suggestions.

Writing services

Faculty consultation

30-Minute Appointments

Whether you need help understanding a writing or reading assignment, getting started in the writing process, revising a draft in progress, or applying your teacher’s comments to subsequent assignments, the Writing Center offers one-on-one tutorials that we hope will send you in the right direction.

Research & Writing Lab Student at computer

Research & Writing Lab

In Research & Writing Lab, you can work with a Writing Center Faculty member or Research Librarian. Writing lab hours are drop-in during fall and spring semesters only. Labs are closed during the summer. On Tuesdays, we meet on Zoom or on the first floor of the Fondren Library red side, and on Wednesdays we meet on Zoom.

Tuesdays: 11:00am-12:30pm

Wednesdays: 10:30am-12:00pm

Students working in groups at the A-LEC

Communications Lab

 Need help with in-class presentations, poster presentations, elevator pitches or speeches? Stop by our Communications Lab! Individual students and groups are welcome. 


Or by appointment with LRAllen@smu.edu