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Villanova Writing Center

Individual writing with pen

The Villanova Writing Center provides a comfortable atmosphere for your one-to-one session with a qualified tutor. Bring your paper, assignment, and an open mind and we'll do our best to help you improve your writing. 

What We Do

  • Aid students in a collaborative effort of creating their "ideal texts" and producing their best quality work.
  • We are NOT a "fix-it shop" and seek to "produce better writers, not better texts."
  • We encourage multiple, independent visits for all types of students, in all stages of their writing.
  • We cater to individual student needs and rely on the effective relationship of peer tutoring. All are welcome.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 13Brainstorming
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20The Debatable Thesis
  • Monday, Sept. 25The Importance of Conclusions
  • Wednesday, Oct. 4Integrating Quotations
  • Wednesday, Oct. 18Pesky Punctuation
  • Wednesday, Oct. 25What's A Good Word?
  • Wednesday, Nov. 1The Five Fatal Errors of Introduction
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8Transitions
  • Wednesday, Nov. 15APA Style
  • Wednesday, Nov. 29Who’s Afraid of the MLA?

All workshops are at 7:30 p.m. in 210 Falvey Library, The Writing Center. Students receive a certificate of attendance and a handout for future reference.

Writing Center appointments are scheduled for 50 minutes. For lengthy papers (generally over ten pages), we suggest you schedule a block of 2 sessions for your appointment.

The Writing Center is located in 210 Falvey Library. Our hours of operation for the Fall 2022 semester are:

  • Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Appointments can be made online, in person (210 Falvey Library) or by phone (610-519-4604). When making an appointment by phone, please provide the receptionist with your name, the name of the class, and the professor's name.