The Writing Center @ The University of Wisconsin - Madison

About individual instruction

Main location
make an appointment

College Library
first-come, first-served

Online feedback
email and Skype

Locations & Hours


We help undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines become more effective, more confident writers. We believe that writing is a powerful tool not only for communicating existing ideas but also for discovering new ones...
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Individual Writing Instruction

Main location

You can schedule an appointment to meet with a Writing Center instructor in our main location during the summer sessions, times listed below. For more information about scheduling individual consultations, please visit our Make an Appointment page. To make your own appointments during the 8-week session, please select "Writing Center Summer 8-Weeks 2017" at the top of the online schedule’s dropdown menu.

Tuesday, May 30–Thursday, June 15: 1–4 p.m.

Monday, June 19–Thursday, August 10: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (except July 4)

Please note that the Writing Center's summer business days are Monday through Thursday.

College Library satellite

Our College Library satellite is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from June 26 to August 9, 6–9 p.m.

Students using the Student Services Area
Photo by College Library
Locations Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
College Library satellite 6:00–9:00 p.m. 6:00–9:00 p.m.

Location: The student services area is on the first floor of College Library, to the right of the entrance.

Sign up: Instruction at our College Library satellite is first-come, first-served. Sign up at the booth early in the evening to reserve your spot!

Feedback by Skype

Are you off campus this summer? Are you working on academic writing or on application essays?

  • You can work with an instructor over Skype by contacting the summer Writing Center Director Leah Misemer ( and asking to schedule an appointment with an instructor who is available to work with you through a video call.
    If you are planning on using email or skype instruction, please set up an account through UW-Madison WCOnline.

  • Email instruction is closed for the rest of the summer term.


Check out the full list of workshops that we are offering this summer here!

Classroom Outreach

Schedule a class visit