The Writing Center at Roanoke College

Welcome to the Writing Center @ Roanoke College!




  • Puzzling over a research paper in your astronomy class?
  • Like to see more effective writing from your students?
  • Need to brainstorm ideas for your INQ 110 essay?
  • Interested in ideas on how to create more effective writing assignments?
  • Not sure what the best way is to organize your oral presentation in history?
  • Want to encourage your students to attend a writing workshop on a specific topic?
  • Wondering how to use commas effectively and correctly in an application letter?  
  • Interested in having a tutor make a class visit?  


Come to the Writing Center! 

The Writing Center @ Roanoke College is a place where writers working in any academic discipline, at any level of competence, at any stage of the process meet with trained peer tutors in informal, one-on-one tutoring sessions focused on writing and/or oral presentations.  The Writing Center also sponsors workshops 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.  Tutoring is FREE to all RC students, staff, and faculty.     

We help you become a more effective writER,
so that you can produce more effective writING!   

The Writing Center @ Roanoke College
Fintel Library Lower Level, Room 15


Schedule an Appointment



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

Thursday, February 12th
Write Right: Quoting and Citing Sources

Thursday, March 12th
OMG, DM AWKS! Five Fast Ways to Improve Style

Thursday, April 2nd
Say What? From Paper to Oral Presentation

Create Your Own Valentine
Monday, February 9th and Tuesday, February 10th
Colket Atrium
5:30-7:30 pm