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The Virginia Tech Writing Center is a free service for all Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff, at all levels. We're located in Newman Library's second floor learning commons, just past the elevators.

We work with writing and reading assignments from any course in the University. We can also help you with writing projects that are not linked to classes.

While we try to accommodate walk-in sessions when possible, we strongly encourage you to make an appointment.

Call us at (540) 231-5436 to schedule your session!

Specialized Chinese/English Writing Assistance


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For clients wishing to work on specialized translation issues, you can now make an appointment with our bilingual writing center coach, Qian Wang.

A native Chinese speaker, Qian can help you with your English to Chinese and Chinese to English writing. She is available on Sundays from 7 p.m.until 10 p.m. at the Virginia Tech Writing Center. Please call the Writing Center to request an appointment.

Community Writing Center

The Writing Center also serves the Blacksburg community at the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library. Beginning September 9, tutors will be available on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:30. This service is available to anyone, not just those affiliated with Virginia Tech. Writing Center tutors will help with resumes, cover letters, essays, and personal writings.

To make an appointment at the Community Writing Center, please call the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library, Blacksburg branch, at (540) 552-8246.

Writing Center Hours

For an appointment, stop by or call (540) 231-5436 during open hours.

Open Hours

(Fall and spring semesters, beginning Sept. 1)

Sunday: 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Femoyer Hall

Monday-Thursday, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

For an appointment at Femoyer, visit or call 231-5499.

Graduate Life Center

Monday and Tuesday 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Room A

Drop in or reserve an appointment by emailing Molly Bond (

Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library (Blacksburg)

Tuesday and Wednesday 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

September 9-May 8

Northern Virginia Students

Writing support available via Skype, by appointment only.

Northern Virginia students can email Becky Morrison ( to make an appointment.