Face-to-Face Writing Advising

Virtual Face-to-Face Writing Advising

All UMUC students can interact live online with an EWC advisor.

  1. E-mail writingcenter@umuc.edu with the days and times that you are available.
  2. We'll send you a link that you can follow for your live online advising session.

Onsite Face-to-Face Writing Advising (Undergraduates Only)

UMUC undergraduate students can receive on-site tutoring from the University of Maryland, College Park's Writing Center, located in 1205 Tawes Fine Arts Building on the UMCP campus. For online advising, please e-mail the EWC.

NOTE: The UMCP Writing Center is a contracted service for UMUC undergraduate students and is separate from UMUC's Effective Writing Center (EWC). The EWC does not train or supervise UMCP writing advisors.


UMCP Writing Center Information

  • Hours of Operation
    Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Monday-Wednesday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (walk-in only)
  • Making an Appointment
    Information for making an appointment can be found at the College Park Writing Center Web site.

    Please note that this information is only for scheduling face-to-face appointments at College Park. The phone number provided is only for the College Park Writing Center, and will not connect you to the UMUC Effective Writing Center. If you need to contact the Effective Writing Center by phone, please call 240-684-2899.

    If you do schedule a face-to-face appointment at College Park, please be sure to indicate that you are a UMUC student for their records.
  • UMCP Grammar Hotline
  • The UMCP Writing Center also has a Grammar Hotline for quick answers to questions about word choice, punctuation, sentence structure, or proper citation. Call the Grammar Hotline at 301-405-3787 during Writing Center hours. (See Hours of Operation.)

For more information about this service for UMUC students, please e-mail the EWC.