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Writing Hub Resources for Your Students

The Writing Hub offers a suite of programs and services for both undergraduate and graduate student writers. In addition, we also partner with faculty to offer in-class workshops and class visits. 

Undergraduate Student Services

  • One-on-one writing consultations with one of our undergraduate writing consultants. 45-minute appointments, up to 3 appointments per week. 
  • Writing workshops on a variety of college-level writing topics.

Graduate Student Services

  • One-on-one writing consultations with a graduate student writing consultant. 30- or 60-minute appointments, up to 2 hours per week. 
  • Writing Retreats to help grad students make progress on a project while cultivating positive writing practices. 
  • Virtual Writing Room: a daily time and space for grad students to come and work
  • Writing Workshops on a variety of doctoral-level writing topics.

Class Visits (Writing Consultant Presentation)

  • Brief class presentation from Writing Hub consultant or professional staff.
  • Help your students learn about our services and encourage participation in writing support.
  • Schedule a class visit.

In-Class Workshops

  • Longer, more substantive presentations from Writing Hub staff, addressing topics such as: effective reading strategies, procrastination and writer's block, peer review, writing on the quarter system, etc.
  • Work with Writing Hub staff to design an in-class workshop that meets your teaching needs. 
  • Workshops at either the undergraduate or graduate course level.
  • To start planning an in-class workshop, contact us here.

Writing Hub Blurb for Course Syllabus

Let your students know about the Writing + Critical Expression Hub services by adding the blurb below to your course syllabus:

The Writing Hub - Need help with a writing project or assignment? Want to talk through your ideas or get a second opinion on whether your writing is clear, logical, and well-supported? The Writing Hub can help!
Located in the Geisel Library, the Writing Hub offers UC San Diego students free one-on-one help with any writing project—from cover letters to lab reports, research papers to grant proposals. Visit the Writing Hub to meet with a supportive, well-trained peer writing mentor who will help you gain perspective on what works and what can be improved in your writing.
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  • What? Free help for writers
  • Where? Geisel Library, lower level west (part of the Teaching + Learning Commons)
  • When? Sunday-Friday, including evenings; see for hours.
  • How? Book appointments at