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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 also are happy to assist Language and Culture Institute students, VT alumni, and area high school students. 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! For other inquiries, email us at

Summer Hours

During summer sessions, the Writing Center will operate on a limited schedule. Open hours are as follows:

  • Summer 1
    May 26–July 2, 2 p.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Thursday
  • Summer 2
    July 7–August 13, 2 p.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Thursday


We are located in the Learning Commons, 2nd floor Newman Library.

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

Summer Hours

Summer I
May 26–July 2
2 p.m.–5 p.m. Mondays–Thursdays

Summer 2
July 7–August 13
2 p.m.–5 p.m. Mondays–Thursdays