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University of Houston Writing Center
*Consultation hours may vary in the summer and in between the fall and spring semesters
Faculty and Staff Support
The University of Houston Writing Center supports student writers through ongoing partnerships with faculty and staff across campus.The Writing Center’s mission to support the teaching of writing at the University of Houston takes a variety of forms, including but not limited to direct instruction in academic courses, assistance with course design for Writing in the Disciplines classes, departmental assessments of student writing, and structured student support tailored to the expectations of an instructor.
If you are faculty or staff interested in exploring options to support students writing, you will find a number of possibilities. Writing Center staff regularly partner with instructors from diverse academic disciplines to design writing assignments, rubrics, and course materials that effectively engage students and allow for the assessment of both writing and course content. The Writing Center can also work with you to provide class presentations, workshops, and group or individual support for students.
About UH Writing Center
The University of Houston Writing Center provides services to students, faculty, and staff in order to support effective writing practices across campus. We believe that writing is an essential component of a university education and an indispensable element of every discipline. Ongoing instruction in writing helps to initiate students into the changing intellectual demands of university life and introduces them to the complexities of their chosen disciplines and professions. Because writing provides the tools to discover and articulate solutions to intellectual problems, improved writing remains a continual goal of a university education.
Our goal is to increase students effectiveness in writing through our support of individual writers, faculty instruction, staff programs, and the university-wide community of writers. To that end, the Writing Center meets individually with student writers, leads developmental writing classes, partners with faculty to support Writing in the Disciplines classes, meets with faculty to design curriculum and assessments, conducts presentations and workshops for students and faculty, and partners with members of the UH community to develop and support effective writing practices across campus.