The Writing Center and The Speaking Studio at Washington University in St. Louis provide free, one-on-one tutoring to all WashU undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff for any writing or public speaking project.

Spring 2023: We are offering both in-person and online appointments. You have the option to choose your modality for weekday appointments, and all evening and weekend appointments are online only.

Please note: We continue to require masks in The Writing Center.
Questions?  Email

The Writing Center

Work one-on-one with our tutors and attend our writing workshops.

The Speaking Studio

Practice one-on-one and attend workshops.

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Upcoming Workshops & Events

There are not currently any upcoming events scheduled. Please check back for new events to be added.

In the meantime, if you’d like to explore campus events, please visit Happenings at WashU.

Featured Writing & Announcements

Undergraduate Walk-in Hours Every Tuesday

Undergraduate Walk-in Hours Every Tuesday
Starting Tuesday, October 18, The Writing Center will be offering Undergraduate Walk-in Hours every Tuesday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. We are located in Mallinckrodt 130 on the lower level. We look forward to working with you! As always, we also encourage you to make appointments by going to our website. Questions?  Email us at

Fran Hooker Returns to The Writing Center

Fran Hooker Returns to The Writing Center
All of us at The Writing Center are thrilled to welcome Fran Hooker back to our team as a senior tutor! Ms. Hooker first joined the Washington University community more than 25 years ago as a writer and editor in the Office of Public Affairs and as Curriculum Coordinator for the Communications and Journalism program […]