Semester Recaps

For a text-only version of each Recap, scroll to the bottom of the image

Fall 2023 Recap

MU Writing Center Fall 2023 Recap 

5832 total contacts: 

  • 5504 tutoring contacts 
  • 127 outreach hours 
  • 201 training hours

Graduate Contacts:  

  • 1363 total contacts 
  • Grad Application Materials: 341
  • Other Grad Contacts: 1022 

Undergraduate Contacts: 

  • 4141 total contacts: 
  • UG application materials: 928
  • Other undergraduate contacts: 1370 
  • English 1000 Contacts: 812
  • Writing intensive contacts: 1032

Fall 2023 users:  

  • 1057 users with multiple visits 
  • 2348 distinct users 

Highlights: Growth from Fall 2022: 

  • Overall Contacts up 7%
  • Outreach Contacts up 95%
  • English 1000 Contacts up 31%
  • Undergraduate Application materials (including support for prestigious fellowships) are up 23% 

New & Continued Collaborations

  • Provided 89 tutoring contacts in Mark Twain Residence Hall (with Honors College support)
  • Provided 2130 tutoring contacts in Ellis Library (with Library support)
  • Co-hosted 57 hours of Graduate Writing Accountability Groups and 2 new workshops for graduate students (with the Graduate School’s support)

Spring 2023 Recap

Spring 2023 Writing Center recap

MU Writing Center Spring 2023 Recap 

5873 total contacts: 

  • 5488 tutoring contacts 
  • 41 outreach hours 
  • 231 training hours 
  • 113 abstract review hours 

Graduate Contacts:  

  • 1151 total contacts 
  • Grad Application Materials: 225 
  • Other Grad Contacts: 926 

Undergraduate Contacts: 

  • 4337 total contacts: 
  • UG application materials: 722 
  • Other undergraduate contacts: 1256 
  • English 1000 Contacts: 938 
  • Writing intensive contacts: 1421 

Spring 2023 users:  

  • 1056 users with multiple visits 
  • 2199 distinct users 

Collaborations & Highlights: 

  1. Vs. Spring 2022: 
  • English 1000 contacts are up 120% 
  • Contacts in Ellis Library are up 34% 
  • Application materials (including support for prestigious fellowships) are up 11% 
  1. 300 abstracts and artist statements reviewed for the Spring Undergraduate Research & Creative Achievements Forum 
  1. 1-on-1 tutoring provided at May Graduate School Writing Retreat 

Writing Center Awards: 

  1. Elaine Hocks Memorial Endowed Scholarship Recipients: Abigail Klapatauskas, Elizabeth Busch, & Lily Williams
  1. Inaugural Rachel Harper Distinguished Tutor Awards: Colton Hicks & Claire Wunder
  1. Bonnie Zelenak Excellence in Tutoring Award: Izzy Sullivan and Jillian Marino

Fall 2022 Recap

Fall 2022 Writing Center Recap

MU Writing Center Fall 2022 Recap

5566 total contacts: 

  • 5140 tutoring contacts 
  • 65 outreach contacts 
  • 361 training contacts 

Graduate Contacts:  

  • 1395 total contacts 
  • Grad Application Materials: 404
  • Other Grad Contacts: 991

Undergraduate Contacts: 

  • 3745 total contacts: 
  • UG application materials: 752 
  • Other undergraduate contacts: 1336 
  • English 1000 Contacts: 619
  • Writing intensive contacts: 1038

Fall 2023 users:  

  • 983 users with multiple visits 
  • 2186 distinct users 

Collaborations & Highlights: 

  1. Ellis Library contacts: 2134
  2. Residence Hall hours: 151
  3. English department: 619 after targeted outreach
  4. Zoom hours offered: 600+ hours
  5. Presented at Dissertation Bootcamp