How to Reach Us

You can connect with a Writing Center receptionist via chat, phone, email, and in person when our Main Location at 6172 Helen C. White Hall is open. Learn more about the ways to contact us below.

Regular Hours

Monday–Thursday 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. CT
Friday 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m. CT

Information about Writing Center hours during Thanksgiving break and exam week can be found on our Hours and Locations page.

Call Us

The Writing Center’s phone is answered by staff at the hours listed. Our phone number is 608-263-1992.

Chat with Us

Text "chat" with speech bubble.Do you have a question for the Writing Center? Whether you want to know more about our services, would like help making an appointment, or are having problems connecting to our online services, a quick and convenient way to communicate with us is through our new chat platform. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are ready to help! Connect with us now.

Email Us

General questions about services

If you have questions about any of the Writing Center’s services, please send an email to You can expect an answer within two business days. Currently, we can neither accept nor cancel appointments via email.

Workshop registration or cancellation

To register for one of the Writing Center’s workshops, go to the web page for the workshop you’d like to take and fill out the registration form. You should receive a confirmation email immediately. We will also automatically send a reminder by email 2 to 3 days before the workshop meets for the first time.

If you have questions about our workshops or can no longer attend a workshop for which you’ve registered, you can write to us at