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About the Writing Center

At the Writing Center, peer writing consultants are trained to work with you at any stage of the writing process. Our goal is to help you become a more effective, informed, and independent writer. Our services include assistance with:

  • Understanding assignments & criteria
  • Brainstorming & exploring ideas
  • Organization & structure
  • Formatting
  • Revising
  • Recognizing patterns of grammatical error

Writing Center Hours

Open during UIU sessions 1, 2, 3 and 4.

  • Monday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Email Support

Writing services are available via email. Expect a response within 48 hours of submision.


What Students are Saying

“They explained grammar issues I’ve never understood in a way that totally makes sense to me now!”

“Super helpful writing tips, as well as an additional handout to help me with future papers!”

“At first my instructor’s feedback was really confusing. The consultant helped me understand so I could revise and do better.”

“They are formatting and citation angels!”

“I was so happy when I found the Email Tutoring Service! I had been struggling with assignments in my online classes, wondering how I could get more input. The Writing Center made it easy to get the help I needed.”

“I always go to the consultants when I have grammar or citation questions. I just feel more comfortable asking them, and they’re always so helpful.”

“When I don’t know where to start I always go to the Writing Center. They help me focus and make a plan.”

Email Tutoring

The Writing Center offers convenient, asynchronous writing consultations via our Email Tutoring Service. This service will provide you with detailed feedback for your writing project. Visit our Online Student Support page to learn more about the Email Tutoring process.

Schedule an Appointment – Virtual Consultations

Virtual Consultations – The Writing Center also offers synchronous virtual writing consultations. This service will directly connect you with one of our trained Writing Consultants.

To create an appointment with a Writing Consultant:

  1. Go to the Login dropdown at the top of this page
  2. Select My Account
  3. Select Accudemia from the apps listed to log in to Accudemia
  4. Click on Create an Appointment to the left

SELF-PACED STUDENTS: Please reach out to [email protected] to create your Accudemia account so that you can create appointments with our consultants.

UIU students learning with laptop


TutorMe provides tutoring services to students when UIU’s Tutor Center isn’t available.

Writing services via TutorMe are asynchronous. Expect a response within 12 hours of submision.

To access TutorMe, go to uiuLearn and select TutorMe from the Student Resources tab on the top toolbar.



For more information, you are invited to contact the Writing Center using the link below.