The Graduate Writing Center offers writing support and instruction to all UCR graduate students and postdoctoral scholars through free workshops and writing consultations. We provide writing assistance in any academic genre during any stage of the writing process (e.g. abstracts, grant applications, developing journal articles, CV and resume basics, and many more).

The Graduate Writing Center:

  • Facilitates writing groups to a create a greater sense of a professional writing community
  • Offers by-request programming for departments across the campus
  • Organizes weekly dissertation occasions for dissertation writers; occasions provide support and a dedicated space to brainstorm, research, and write
  • Hosts workshops on various forms of academic and professional writing

Before scheduling a consultation, please review our appointment policies. Appointments begin at 10 minutes past the hour and are 50 minutes in length. You may book up to two  appointments per week and one appointment per day.

Please note that our office moved in Summer 2015. Appointments are now held in UOB 122, down the hall from the old writing center. When you arrive, please wait on the couches near the main doors. Your consultant will come out to meet you when appointments begin at 10 minutes past the hour.