Writing Appointments

Get help with language issues in your paper before you turn it in.
 Come with clarity problems, Leave with editing strategies!
 Come with grammar issues, proofreading strategies! Leave with corrections

The English Language Learner Writing Center (ELL WC) encourages all multilingual students to schedule an appointment when you need assistance in improving any writing project, including papers, PowerPoint presentations, resumes and cover letters, and applications. The appointment lasts 45 minutes or less.

Our consultants are Miami undergraduate and graduate students from diverse majors. They can help you:

  • identify patterns of lexical, grammatical, and punctuation errors in your writing projects and learn how to correct them
  • discuss possible options for effectively communicating your ideas through the accurate use of linguistic means and help you make the final decision about the options
  • learn how to improve the complexity of your writing
  • learn how to increase your overall writing proficiency
  • enhance your intercultural competence in English academic writing

Fall 2019 Hours

September 3-December 6

Peabody Hall, Room 18

  • Monday, Tuesday, & Sunday: 4:00-9:00pm
  • Thursday: 4:00-7:00pm & 8:00-9:00pm

Farmer School of Business, Room 3064

  • Monday to Friday: 12:00-4:00pm

Online

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Sunday: 6:00-9:00pm

December 9-December 12

  • Monday & Wensday: 12:00-2:00pm
  • Tuesday: 12:00-1:00pm

Schedule an Appointment

2019-20 Closings

Fall 2019

  • September 2: Labor Day
  • October 11-13: Fall Break
  • November 28-December 2: Thanksgiving Holiday

Winter 2020

The ELL WC will be closed.

Spring 2020

  • March 23-29: Spring Break

Summer 2020

The ELL WC will be closed.

The ELL WC is closed whenever the university is closed, including closings due to inclement weather.