Writing Center

Location:  Liberal Arts Building, Room 127
Phone: 563-425-5854
Email: writingcenter@uiu.edu

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

  • Brainstorming & exploring ideas
  • Outlining and drafting
  • Research strategies
  • Revising
  • Thesis & keywords
  • Avoiding plagiarism
  • Recognizing patterns of grammatical error
  • Organization and structure
  • Formatting & citation styles (MLA, APA, AP, Chicago)
  • Understanding assignments & criteria
  • Writing across various fields of study
  • Test-taking strategies (GRE, CBASE, & more)

Summer Hours: 

Email Tutoring assistance available from 8:00am - 5:00pm on business days throughout the summer. Visit our Online Services page or email WCEmailTutoring@uiu.edu for more details. 

In-person appointments available upon request. Email Writing Center Director Mary Reding redingm98@uiu.edu to schedule.


For more information feel free to contact the Writing Center Director, Mary Reding