Upcoming Events

  • September 28, 2021 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM

Are you applying to Graduate School?  Wondering how to write a Statement of Purpose?  Join our virtual workshop!  We will talk about the writing process, what a SOP looks like, and brainstorm ideas on how to get started. Register here.  If you have any questions, please email Susan Lowther (selowthe@wustl.edu).

  • October 10 – 12, 2021

We will be closed in observance of Fall Break.

  • October 12, 2021 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • The Writing Center classroom, Mallinckrodt Lower Level

Are you applying to Graduate School?  Wondering how to write a strong Diversity Statement to accompany your application materials?  Join our workshop!  We will talk about the writing process, elements of a strong diversity statement, and most importantly how to figure out what to write about. Note:  This workshop might be held virtually depending on […]

  • October 21, 2021

Peer Tutor applications are due today by 11:59pm.

  • October 25, 2021 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM

Are you applying to Graduate School?  Wondering how to write a Statement of Purpose?  Join our virtual workshop!  We will talk about the writing process, what a SOP looks like, and brainstorm ideas on how to get started. Register here.  If you have any questions, please email Susan Lowther (selowthe@wustl.edu).

  • November 10, 2021 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Join us for information on how to write an effective PreHealth Personal Statement!  We will go over what makes a good statement, the writing process, brainstorm ideas, and talk about dos and don’ts.  This workshop will be held virtually via Zoom.  Please preregister here.  If you have any questions, please contact Susan Lowther at selowthe@wustl.edu.

  • November 24 – 26, 2021

We will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Break.  We will reopen on Sunday, November 28.

  • December 6, 2021 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Join us for information on how to write an effective PreHealth Personal Statement!  We will go over what makes a good statement, the writing process, brainstorm ideas, and talk about dos and don’ts.  This workshop will be held virtually via Zoom.  Please preregister here.  If you have any questions, please contact Susan Lowther at selowthe@wustl.edu.

  • December 22, 2021

This is the last day of our fall schedule.  The Writing Center’s spring schedule will begin on January 18.

  • January 18, 2022

The Writing Center’s spring schedule will begin on January 18, but the schedule will go live the week before to allow for students to being making appointments.

  • February 8, 2022 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Join us for information on how to write an effective PreHealth Personal Statement!  We will go over what makes a good statement, the writing process, brainstorm ideas, and talk about dos and don’ts.  Please preregister here.  If you have any questions, please contact Susan Lowther at selowthe@wustl.edu.

  • March 7, 2022 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Join us for information on how to write an effective PreHealth Personal Statement!  We will go over what makes a good statement, the writing process, brainstorm ideas, and talk about dos and don’ts.  Please preregister here.  If you have any questions, please contact Susan Lowther at selowthe@wustl.edu.

  • March 13 – 18, 2022

We will be closed in observance of spring break.  We will reopen on Sunday, March 20.

  • April 11, 2022 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Applying to Law School this year?  Please join us for our Law School Personal Statement workshop.  We will discuss what makes a good personal statement, the writing process, brainstorm ideas, and dos and don’ts.  Please preregister here.  If you have any questions, email Susan Lowther at selowthe@wustl.edu

  • May 11, 2022

Our spring schedule ends on May 11.  Our summer schedule will begin on May 23.

Past Events

  • September 21, 2021 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Applying to Law School this year?  Please join us for our Law School Personal Statement workshop.  We will discuss what makes a good personal statement, the writing process, brainstorm ideas, and dos and don’ts.  Please preregister here.  If you have any questions, email Susan Lowther at selowthe@wustl.edu

  • September 14, 2021 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Join us for information on how to write an effective PreHealth Personal Statement!  We will go over what makes a good statement, the writing process, brainstorm ideas, and talk about dos and don’ts.  This workshop will be held virtually via Zoom.  Please preregister here.  If you have any questions, please contact Susan Lowther at selowthe@wustl.edu.

  • September 6, 2021

We will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

  • August 30, 2021

The Writing Center’s fall schedule begins.  All appointments will take place online via the video conferencing platform built into our scheduling system.

  • August 26, 2021 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM

Are you applying to Graduate School?  Wondering how to write a Statement of Purpose?  Join our virtual workshop!  We will talk about the writing process, what a SOP looks like, and brainstorm ideas on how to get started. Register here.  If you have any questions, please email Susan Lowther (selowthe@wustl.edu).

  • July 15, 2021 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM

Are you applying to Graduate School?  Wondering how to write a Statement of Purpose?  Join our workshop!  We will talk about the writing process, what a SOP looks like, and brainstorm ideas on how to get started. Register here.  If you have any questions, please email Susan Lowther (selowthe@wustl.edu).

  • April 23, 2021

The Writing Center will be holding a Virtual Summer Dissertation Retreat from May 24 to June 4.  Applications are due April 23.

  • April 8, 2021 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Zoom

Applying to Law School?  We have your back!  Join our virtual Law School Personal Statement Workshop Thursday, April 8, 4 PM via Zoom.  Registration required here.  If you have any questions, please email Susan Lowther.

  • March 26, 2021

Applications for next year’s Writing Center Graduate Fellowships are due March 26.

  • February 11, 2021 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Need help getting started on your PreHealth Personal Statement?  Join us for a Zoom workshop. We will talk about the writing process, what makes a good statement, and we will brainstorm a few ideas. You will walk away with possibilities to get you started and a direction for your personal statement! To register for this […]

  • February 2, 2021 • 4 PM – 5 PM

Studying abroad in summer or fall and applying for funding?  Join The Writing Center and Overseas Programs for a workshop on the Gilman Scholarship. Learn about the scholarship and about writing the application essay.  The workshop will be virtual on Tuesday, February 2, 4 PM – 5 PM via Zoom.  Click here to register in […]

  • December 7, 2020 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Need help getting started on your PreHealth Personal Statement?  Join us for a Zoom workshop. We will talk about the writing process, what makes a good statement, and we will brainstorm a few ideas. You will walk away with possibilities to get you started and a direction for your personal statement! To register for this […]

  • November 10, 2020 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Need help getting started on your PreHealth Personal Statement?  Join us for a Zoom workshop. We will talk about the writing process, what makes a good statement, and we will brainstorm a few ideas. You will walk away with possibilities to get you started and a direction for your personal statement! To register for this […]

  • October 27, 2020 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Zoom

Are you applying to graduate school this year? Get tips and strategies for writing application essays at our zoom Statement of Purpose/Personal Statement workshop!  To register for this workshop, click here

  • October 19, 2020 • 4 PM – 6 PM

Need help getting started on your PreHealth Personal Statement?  Join us for a Zoom workshop. We will talk about the writing process, what makes a good statement, and we will brainstorm a few ideas. You will walk away with possibilities to get you started and a direction for your personal statement! To register for this […]

  • August 24, 2020 • 12 AM – 12 AM

Our fall schedule will begin August 24.  Late in the prior week, we will send an email to all registered users announcing that the schedule has gone live.  All appointments will take place virtually.  Please go to our COVID-19 operations page for more information.

  • August 13, 2020 • 12 AM – 12 AM
  • Mallinckrodt Lower Level

Our summer tutoring schedule ends today.  Our fall schedule will go live soon.

  • July 3, 2020 • 12 AM – 12 AM
  • Mallinckrodt Lower Level

We are closed in observance of Independence Day.

  • May 11, 2020 • 12 AM – 12 AM
  • Mallinckrodt Lower Level

The Writing Center’s summer schedule begins today.  All appointments will continue to be online throughout the summer.

  • April 9, 2020 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM
  • SImon 022

In partnership with the prelaw advising committee, The Writing Center offers personal statement workshops for students applying to law school in order to provide applicants with brainstorming strategies, insider information on the qualities of an effective personal statement, revision strategies, and dos and don’ts. The workshops are appropriate for anyone planning to apply in the […]

  • March 2, 2020 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Simon 020

In partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences and the Engineering Communications Center, The Writing Center offers personal statement workshops for students applying to medical school and other professional schools in health-related fields. The workshop provides students with brainstorming strategies, insider information on the qualities of an effective personal statement, and examples of good […]

  • February 4, 2020 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Eads 102

In partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences and the Engineering Communications Center, The Writing Center offers personal statement workshops for students applying to medical school and other professional schools in health-related fields. The workshop provides students with brainstorming strategies, insider information on the qualities of an effective personal statement, and examples of good […]