Individual writing tutorial appointments (up to 50-minute sessions) are available to any MU undergraduate for any writing project, including creative writing pieces, scholarship essays, cover letters, personal statements, or pretty much anything else you can think of that involves writing.
All sessions are free and completely confidential.
Make an Appointment
All of the hours below reflect Fall and Spring semesters when classes are in session. You can make an appointment by calling 573-882-2496 or by visiting the Writing Center main desk. Walk-in tutoring is available in all Residence Hall locations and at Ellis Library.
Where and When Can I Get Tutored?
The Writing Center: The Student Success Center, main floor.
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Campus Residence Halls: Center, Bingham, and Mark Twain.
Beginning the third week of classes, through the last week of classes.
Tuesday – Thursday: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Ellis Library, reference area: Room 151E
Beginning the second week of classes, through finals week.
Sunday and Thursday: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Monday – Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
What Should I Bring?
That depends on you! Students may visit a writing tutor at any stage of the writing process. It’s always helpful if you have access to your assignment sheet and any materials related to your project.
Writing Intensive (WI) Tutorials
If you’re enrolled in a WI course, you also have access to one of our WI tutors. These are graduate students from various disciplines across campus, usually familiar with the assignments and expectations of your course. When making an appointment, simply mention that it’s for a Writing Intensive course.