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Upcoming Events

On October 11, 2019, the Writing Center will host a dedication ceremony to re-name the Center in honor of our major donor, Judith Anderson Herbert. Read more about Mrs. Herbert and and some of the ways she and her husband Jim are helping to support UT writers.


The Writing Center regularly holds the Writing Blitz or Study Blitz with UT Libraries. Keep an eye out for updates.


Each Fall, we join the UT Libraries to host a National Day on Writing event. This year’s event will take place on Monday, October 21, from 12:00-2:00 pm on the 2nd floor of the Hodges Library. More information will be coming soon.



Undergraduate Workshops

The Writing Center holds workshops for First-Year Composition students. For more information, see our schedule for English 103 and English 104.

We regularly partner with the Center for Career Development to offer workshops on writing personal statements and CVs/resumes.

Graduate Workshops

The Writing Center regularly leads a semester “Jump-Start” for Thesis and Dissertation writers with guest speakers from various campus resource offices. Return to this page later to see our call for applications for next semester.

Faculty Workshops

The Writing Center regularly offers workshops for faculty on best practices for writing instruction.

Past workshops have included a Spring 2019 series on Designing Effective Writing Assignments, Teaching ESL Writers, and Responding to Student Writing, and a 2-day workshop for faculty in Summer 2018: Summer 2018 Faculty Workshop


NEW: On October 14 and 15, 2019, you’re invited to Supporting Graduate Students as Writers: A Lecture and Workshop, designed for faculty who serve as chairs or advisors to graduate students in any discipline, including international graduate students whose first or strongest language is not English.


NEW: Apply by September 16, 2019, for the Fall 2019 faculty seminar,

Exploring Best Practices in Writing Instruction: Investigating Practices, Values, and Beliefs about Writing in Your Discipline