Online Writing Center

COVID-19 update: If you are classified as a “Residential” student and your classes have moved online due to COVID-19, Residential Writing Services has provided a way for you to meet with the residential writing coaches digitally through Microsoft Teams. Please visit the Writing Services website to make a digital appointment with their office. Liberty University Online students should continue to use the Online Writing Center.

Strengthen Your Writing Skills

Get the help you need in identifying, understanding, and improving your academic writing strengths and weaknesses. The Online Writing Center helps online students at all levels of English writing proficiency. Let our trained peer tutors and knowledgeable staff help you with your writing needs. We look forward to serving you and helping you grow as a writer.

Please familiarize yourself with our services, policies, tutorials, and resources below before clicking the “Request Tutoring” button located under each tutoring option.

Draft Reviews
Skype Appointments
Writing, Format, and Citation Style Resources
Associated Graduate Courses (GRST 501 and 500)
Accessing Tutor Comments
Connection Problems

Interested in Becoming an Online Writing Tutor?

Visit our how to become an Online Writing Tutor page for more information.


Live Chat and Email Assistance

Hours of Operation
  • Monday: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. EST
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 9 p.m.-11 p.m. EST
  • Friday: noon-3 p.m. EST
  • Saturday of weeks 1, 3, 5, and 7 in your 8-week course: noon-3 p.m. EST

Live Chat may only be used to submit brief grammar or formatting inquiries. Questions regarding tutoring requests or other topics should be emailed to onlinewriting@liberty.edu. Your chat window will be closed if your question is not about grammar or formatting. (“Formatting” includes formatting of your entire paper or citations or references.)

Ten minutes are allotted per chat. After ten minutes, your chat window will close so the host can move on to other users, but if you have further questions, please email onlinewriting@liberty.edu

Please visit our “Live Help” page for chat assistance. If an agent is not available, you can submit your question, and it will be answered via your Liberty email within 24 hours.