The Writing Commons physical locations are closed due to COVID-19.
Tutors are working both virtually.
Click on "Schedule an Appointment" to schedule your session today!
- Choose "Live Video Chat" session for a video conference session with a tutor, using your Kent State University Google Meet application.
- Choose a "Live-Text Chat" session to chat with your tutor using your Kent State University Google Hangouts chat tool.
- Or send your work to the Online Writing Lab (OWL) for email-based feedback from your tutor.
Need help scheduling? Click here!
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For Students, By Students
The Writing Commons is staffed by undergraduate students from a variety of majors who know the struggle you are going through. Whether you are having trouble brainstorming for your first essay, formatting your lab report, organizing your creative work, or revising your thesis, our tutors can help.
SPRING 2021 HOURS (ONLINE ONLY)- 7 DAYS A WEEK. January 25 - May 4, 2021
Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 10 PM
Saturday , 12 PM - 5 PM
Sunday, 3 PM - 10 PM
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Please note: When classes are not in session, the Writing Commons is closed. When weather or other emergencies cause the Kent campus to delay or cancel classes on the Kent campus, the Writing Commons closes.
The Writing Commons is located on the 4th floor of the University Library, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio campus. Simply take a left out of the stairwell or two lefts off the elevator to find us.
"Maybe in a perfect world, all writers would have their own ready auditor... who would not only listen but draw them out, ask them questions they would not think to ask themselves. A writing center is an institutional response to this need."- Stephen M. North, "The Idea of a Writing Center." College English 46.5 (1984): 433-46.Schedule an Appointment