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Writing Center FAQ

Where is the Writing Center?
The Writing Center is located in Dupre Library, on the first floor. Look for signage directing you to the Center, or ask the Reference Librarian for help.

What are the Writing Center hours of operation?
Currently our hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday

What services does the Writing Center provide?
The Writing Center provides a place where writing is central. Tutors provide guidance and share their experience as writers. Our main goal is to help writers improve upon their skills. We help with all kinds of writing assignments, from essays to dissertations to resumes to articles. While the Writing Center's mission does not include editing or proofreading essays, we help our university community acquire and practice these skills themselves. Please see the main page for what community members can expect from a tutoring consultation.

Who can use the Writing Center services?
Writing Center services are available to all members of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette community (that is, anyone holding a currently valid ULID).

What is the cost of using Writing Center services?
Writing Center services are free to the members of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette community.

What kind of writing assistance for students is currently available in the Writing Center?
Currently, tutors assist writers on a one-to-one basis. Tutors help writers at any stage of the writing process, from preliminary brainstorming to drafting and even final editing.

How does one schedule an appointment with a tutor?

Email us beginning August 29, 2022 at


Visit us at Dupre Library


Email us at


Who tutors in the Writing Center?
Tutors in the Writing Center are students themselves. Student tutors relate to common writing problems faced by their peers. Most of our tutors are graduate students in English. A few of our tutors are advanced undergraduates.