The Writing Center at Roanoke College

The Writing Center at Roanoke College is a place where writers working in any academic discipline, at any level of competence, at any stage of the writing process meet with trained peer writing tutors in informal, one-on-one tutoring sessions focused on writing. The Writing Center also sponsors workshops and creative writing playshops on a variety of writing-related topics.

Contact us to schedule an appointment, or just stop in to say hello. Drop-ins are welcome, if a tutor is available.  The Writing Center tutoring takes place with one-on-one tutoring sessions in thirty (30) minute intervals, Sunday - Thursday, 4 - 9 P.M. 

Tutoring is FREE to all Roanoke students, staff, and faculty.


Schedule an Appointment



Puzzling over a research paper in your history class?

Need to brainstorm ideas for your first-year English essay?

Not sure how to organize your biology honors thesis?

Wondering how to use commas correctly in an application letter?

Wondering how to elicit more effective writing from your students?

Interested in ideas on how to create more effective writing assignments?

Want to offer your students a writing workshop on a specific topic?

Like to have a tutor come visit your class?

We help you become a more effective writer,
so that you can produce more effective writing!

The Writing Center @ Roanoke College
Fintel Library Main Floor


Dr. Sandee McGlaun

Director, The Writing Center

Associate Professor, English



Upcoming Events

Check out our Workshop & Playshop page for more events! 

Writing Center workshops & lunch in Miller Hall, Room 212.
Lunch is at 11:45, workshop 12:00 - 1:00 PM

September 18th
Write Right: Quoting Sources & Citing

October 30th
Scary Punctuation

November 13th
Comma Chameleon