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Summer hours

Due to renovations, we will be holding summer support hours on the 2nd floor of the Newman Library by the reference desk. Check schedule for available dates and times.

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.

Register online to schedule your session! For other inquiries, email us at or call us at (540) 231-5436.

Writing Support Groups for Graduate Students 

Would you like some support writing your thesis, dissertation, journal articles, and other projects? Would you like some help finding other graduate students to help you set deadlines, write alongside, and request support with in a workshop setting? The Writing Center facilitates the forming of writing support groups during the fall and spring semesters. For more information, contact us at

Writing Center Information Sessions on Forming Writing Support Groups 

  • Thursday, January 28, 12:30–1:00, GLC Room D 
  • Friday, January 29, 12:30–1:00, GLC Room D
  • Thursday, February 11, 12:30–1:00, GLC Room A
  • Friday, February 12, 12:30–1:00, GLC Room B

New for Fall: Multilingual Services!

Starting in Fall 2016, the Writing Center and the Foreign Languages and Literatures Department will offer writing and speaking support in Spanish, French, Mandarin, and Arabic.

Check the schedule for available dates and times.

Have a language to share? Consider becoming a conversation group volunteer! Contact us at for more information.

Writing Center coach Nneoma Nwankwo

Writing Center coach Nneoma Nwankwo named VT Undergraduate of the Year

Among her many accomplishments, Nneoma has done undergraduate research on working with English Language Learners in the Center. She and Katlyn Econom (class of 2015) created a video featuring that work and presented at the Southeast Writing Centers Association conference in 2013. Read the full announcement in VT News.

Last year, her thoughts about being an international student in an American writing center were published on the Writing Lab Newsletter blog.

In addition to coaching in the Writing Center, Nneoma leads the French conversation group on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5.

Congratulations to Nneoma!

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

For an appointment, walk in or schedule an appointment online. For other inquiries, email us at or call (540) 231-5436.

Fall and Spring Semester Hours

Sunday: 7 p.m.–10 p.m. (30-min sessions only)

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

Graduate Life Center, Room A

See schedule for available dates and times.

Northern Virginia Students

Writing support available via Skype, by appointment only.

Northern Virginia students can email to make an appointment.