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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.

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

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 the schedule for available dates and times at

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

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 time at

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

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.

Open Hours

(Fall and spring semesters)
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

Room A
See schedule for available dates and times.

Northern Virginia Students

This online service is available for only those students who are enrolled for classes on the Virginia Tech National Capital Region Campus (VT/NCR) during the fall and spring semesters.

Northern Virginia students can email to make an appointment.


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