The Writing Center offers a variety of appointments for writers who are both on campus and off campus. Writers can schedule a Face-to-Face, Real-time Phone, Video, or Conversation appointment. Writers who wish to receive feedback without having to meet with a mentor should complete the online response form below.

Writers can schedule 30, 60, or 90-minute appointments. 30-minute appointments are reserved for papers less than five pages long.

Schedule an Appointment Online!

To make an appointment online, visit", create an account, and sign in. The Writing Center schedule will open. Make an appointment with a mentor by double clicking on an empty white box and filling out the form that opens. Be sure to select the appointment type that works best for you. If you select “Real Time Phone Appointment,” ,” a mentor will call you at your time of appointment. If you select “Video” your mentor will email you a Microsoft Teams link shortly before your appointment. Click this link to join the room to meet with the mentor. International English Support appointments are only being held in-person at the Writing Center on the 1st floor of the LRC.

Online Response

To request an Online Response, please complete the following form:

Your paper will be assigned to a mentor, who will provide comments using Microsoft Word’s Comment feature. Please note, it may take up to 48 hours to get your feedback.

Need Additional Help?

Call the Writing Center at (815) 836-5427 during normal business hours. One of our staff members will assist you.