University Writing Center

The University Writing Center works with all University of Denver students, staff, and faculty as part of the Writing Program's mission to foster inclusive, accessible, collaborative, and ethical writing and literacy practices needed in diverse rhetorical contexts.

Our graduate and advanced undergraduate peer consultants help writers in all fields and majors and at all levels to make informed choices about how they navigate language, literacy, and learning in the writing they do. We encourage all writers to build peer conversation and response into their writing practice. 

We offer a variety of supports for writers, including writing consultations, written/recorded peer response on short writing projects, workshops, drop-in hours, writing groups, support for thesis and dissertation writers, and specialized STEM writing support. 

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Spring Finals 2024 Hours

In-person and Zoom appointments are offered:

Monday, June 17 - 10am - 7pm

Thursday, June 20 - 10am - 7pm

Sunday, June 23 - 2pm - 6pm

Tuesday, June 25 - 11am - 6pm

Friday, June 28 - 10am - 4pm

Sunday, June 30 - 2pm - 6pm

Monday, July 1 - 10am - 4pm

Tuesday, July 2 - 1pm - 7pm

Sunday, July 7 -  4pm - 8pm

We may be able to open additional appointments by request. Please write to wrc@du.edu.

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Writing Resources

We have a wide range of resources available to support writers with anything from composing literature reviews or designing research poster to writing ethically about others and navigating American edited academic English. 

If you don't find the resource you need, let us know. We are always adding to our site. 

 

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Faculty & Staff Support

We work with faculty and staff on their own writing and on the teaching of writing in a range of contexts.

Our offerings include class visits to introduce the Writing Center and talk about peer review or sustainable writing habits, helping to curate resources for a particular writing situation, and much more. 

 Writing Center Faculty & Staff Support

Ask a Writer

Our peer consultants can help you find answers to your writing and citation questions, usually within a business day. 

Trying to make sure that a citation style endorses the use of the singular "they"? Need a strategy for writing an introduction to your policy brief? Submit your question and let us help. You can also make appointments or stop by during our drop-in hours to have a short conversation about your writing question. 

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Center Voices Podcast

With support from a grant from the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, our staff produced two seasons of Center Voices, a podcast series dedicated to guests' experience with language and language practices. Guests share their stories, writing, and perspectives to jumpstart conversation about the effects of standardized language practices and potentials for a reimagined future. 

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Center Action Blog

Our student staff-produced blog, Center Action, currently features a series of posts written by students from Prof. Kathleen Guerra's SPRING 2023 ASEM: The Politics of Bilingualism in the US. Students were asked to reflect on how multilingual practices, coupled by the formal and informal language policies in their communities, have cumulatively shaped their identities. 

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