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Residential Writing Center

Residential Writing Center

Build the strong writing skills you need for your classes and future career with Liberty University’s Writing Center. Our peer writing coaches are here to help you through all stages of your writing process and with any writing project (academic, professional, or personal) at no additional cost. We offer Liberty University residential undergraduate students one-on-one appointments and Writing Labs (on campus and virtual) during the fall and spring semesters.

Our goal is to help you become a confident and proficient writer at every stage of the writing process. For additional help, see our Writing Aids.

Online Students: See the Online Writing Center

Find What You’re Looking For at the Writing Center

Schedule Your Appointment

One-on-one writing coaching offers residential students assistance from one of our peer writing coaches. Make an appointment to talk about your writing today!

Scheduling Guidelines

Summer hours:
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Scheduling Tutorial Video

How to Schedule an Appointment in Compass

Compass Scheduling System Instructions (PDF Download)

How to Check in for Your Appointment

How to Best Prepare for Your Appointment

For optimal results, it’s beneficial if you do the following:

Bring your assignment
instructions & rubric

Bring any research you
have conducted so far

Bring a draft if
you have one

Get to know your
writing coach

Writing Lab

Visit or chat the Writing Lab any time during open hours. No appointment necessary.

  • The Writing Lab is closed for the summer. Please visit our Writing Center in DeMoss 1100 instead.

In-Person Writing Lab

Focused environment to work in person and ask quick writing questions. Bring your laptop and assignment materials.

Located in JFL 160 (Dodak Technology Commons)

Virtual Writing Lab

The Writing Lab will reopen on August 26th, 2024 for the fall semester. The Residential Writing Center will be open throughout the summer.

Writing Resources

What Students are Saying About the Writing Center

“The helpers at the writing center were well-prepared, encouraging, and knowledgeable!”
“My coach coached me through making my paper stronger and more cohesive! I did the best I have on that paper and the papers after! I feel that it helped me become a stronger writer.”
“The writing center helped me step up my papers to a collegiate level. I was able to secure good grades in my English class and learn skills that I'll keep with me for the rest of my life.”
“The Writing Center provides great support and motivation to international students. Tutors teach students how to write easily and guide them in a better direction through brainstorming. I will continue to use the Writing Center.” –

Faculty Information

Have students in need of writing assistance? Contact writing@liberty.edu for help in a variety of formats:

Class Presentations/Workshops

  • Introduction to the Writing Center: 5 min. presentation on our services and how we can help any writer improve
  • Paper Writing from Start to Finish: 20-50 min. presentation on writing a great academic paper
  • Formatting an Academic Paper: 10-20 min. presentation on formatting a paper for MLA, APA, or Turabian
  • Workshop: Request one of our current workshop topics or a custom workshop on writing or formatting


  • Request classroom assistance with one of our peer writing coaches. We can assist individual students in the classroom with content, logical flow, grammatical concepts, format, paragraph unity, structure, and more.

Send Students to the Writing Center

  • Create a program where your students can earn extra credit for visiting us. We keep records of every visit to the Writing Center and can report when your students visit us throughout the semester.
  • Offer due-date extensions for students who visit the Writing Center.
  • Refer any student who received a low grade on an assignment, giving them the opportunity to resubmit it after visiting the Writing Center.

Connect With Us

Reach out to our team with questions, to schedule our services, or to get connected to the resources we offer.

For residential students:
Email: writing@liberty.edu
Phone: (434) 592-6387
Location: DH 1100

For online students:
Email: onlinewriting@liberty.edu

Note: Writing Services full-time staff will be working remotely Tuesdays and Thursdays during the summer term and will be available by phone and email.

Director of Residential Tutoring and Writing Services

Assistant Director of Residential Writing Services

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