Appointments

A student meets with a consultant

The GW Writing Center offers free in-person and virtual writing consultation appointments six days a week. We welcome undergraduate and graduate students from all schools, at all levels, as well as faculty members seeking feedback on assignments and writing projects. Learn more about the many types of projects and formats you can bring to a Writing Center appointment.

 

 


 Helpful Links

 


Hours and Scheduling

 

Operating Hours

SUMMER SCHEDULE - 2024

Tuesday, May 28th -  Friday, August 9th.

Monday/Wednesday: 3p-7p EST (virtual only)

Tuesday/Thursday: 11a-3p EST (virtual only)

Friday/Saturday/Sunday: CLOSED

Satellite locations will be closed until next Fall.

NOTE: The WC will be closed 5/8 - 5/28 for Summer Break!

 

Access to the GW Writing Center

The GW Writing Center will follow all policies as set by GW administration. 

This includes:

  • Must have an active GWorld card to enter Gelman Library for in-person appointments. In order to attend your appointment you will need to have an active GWorld to access Gelman Library.
  • Masking policy as set by GW.

 


Appointments

The GW Writing Center offers both in-person and virtual appointments. Both in-person and virtual appointments are subject to GW Writing Center policies.

In the past, the Writing Center used WC Online as our scheduling software, but as of Summer 2024 we have switched over to Penji. In order to book an appointment you will need a Penji account. For instructions on how to create an account, and for information on how and what to prepare, please visit our Before your Appointment page.

 

  In-Person Appointments Virtual Appointments
Appointment Length: 25 minutes or 50 minutes 50 minutes only (This allows time for technical troubleshooting)
Location Held: In person at the GW Writing Center, Gelman Library Suite 221, or at one of our Satellite Locations. Online via Zoom (link here), consultants will ask you to share your screen
Who Can Book:

GW community members with an active GWorld account.

  • In Person appointments are held in Gelman Library and you have to have an active GWorld to enter

GW community members and alumni/consortium.

  • Zoom links can be found in the confirmation email for your appointment and on Penji.

How to Book:

(>2 hours ahead)

Online via Penji.

  • Book up to two weeks in advance! 

  • Book a 25 -or- 50 min appointment and select "IN-PERSON" for the Appointment Format question on the appointment form
     

  • NOTE: For Summer 2024, we will only be offering 50 minute virtual appointments, and booking will be available 7 days in advance.

Online via Penji.

  • Book up to two weeks in advance! 

  • Book a 50 min appointment and select "VIRTUAL" for the Appointment Format question on the appointment form. 
     

  • NOTE: For Summer 2024, we will only be offering 50 minute virtual appointments, and booking will be available 7 days in advance.

How to Book:

(<2 hours ahead)

While you can't book an appointment last minute via Penji, if there's availability you can still have a drop-in appointment.   
  Book an In-Person Appointment Book a Virtual Appointment


Waitlist

For now, the wait list function is NOT active on Penji. We'll update this page if/when it becomes active again.


GW Law School Writing Center

The GW Law Writing Center is staffed by upper-level law students or Writing Fellows and serves the current GW Law community ONLY.

The Law Writing Center provides assistance on legal writing assignments and analytical and legal analysis. For more information, please visit the GW Law Writing Center webpage.