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The Writing Center

Assisting students in preparing for the practical, real-life applications of writing

The Writing Center

In-person writing sessions are currently on hold due to precautionary measures taken on campus to prevent the spread of and exposure to COVID-19. All sessions will offered as live, “drop in” services via Zoom. The links and times are listed below.

We are still here for you during this time period, Hornets!

Drop in Zoom Schedule



11a-12:30p Taryn

11a-1:30p Haley

1:30p-4p Justin

1:30p-4p Emmeline

4p-7p Kyle

4p-7p Simon


11a-2:30p Justin

2:30p-3p Joelle by appointment

3p-5p Haley

4-7p Kyle

4-7p Emmeline


11a-4p Haley

11a-4p Student can join face-to-face writing sessions in the William Allen White Library

2p-5p Emmeline

4p-7p Kyle

4p-7p Simon


Joelle Spotswood is available by appointment for graduate students. Email Joelle at for more information.

The Writing Center at Emporia State University promotes writing as a tool for teaching and learning in every discipline and assists writers in preparing for the practical, real-life applications of writing in the workplace as well as in the academic world. The Writing Center services all undergraduate and graduate students across all disciplines.

All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to take advantage of these free services!

Mission Statement

Supporting and strengthening writers.

Vision Statement

The faculty and staff of Emporia State University's Writing Center believe that writing is a collaborative process of discovery, learning, and communication, and that writing is fluid and contextual. As such, we recognize writing as a social force that can lead to empowerment, growth, and change. Further, we believe that diversity, in all its forms, strengthens our academic community. Understanding and valuing how life experiences and worldviews shape writers and inform their writing processes, our writing partners assist writers to maintain integrity of voice while meeting the demands and constraints of particular writing projects.


Virtual Services

Contact Us

For general questions, email

For questions about graduate writing, contact


Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Sunday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Zoom sessions are not available over breaks, when the university is closed, or during non-regular business hours.

The Writing Center's last day of tutoring for the Spring Session will be Monday, May 10th.

The Summer Session will begin on Monday, May 24th for sessions by appointment only. To schedule email



The Writing Center offers one-on-one assistance, workshops and help with structuring papers.

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Writing Sessions

Our writing partners will work with you to help identify and meet your most pressing writing need.

Writing Sessions
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Zoom Sessions

ESU distance students are eligible to take advantage of Writing Center services through Zoom videoconferencing sessions.

Zoom Sessions

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