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About Us

If you’re struggling with a writing assignment or simply want to strengthen your writing, reading and communication skills, The Writing Center can help!


The Writing Center is a FREE resource for the entire Shaw University community, providing face-to-face, e-tutoring, and online writing appointments. Our mission is to provide resources to support your development as a college-level writer and researcher, enhancing the skills you need for college and the workforce.


Not only is the Writing Center staff equipped to help students of all skill levels with writing assignments, but we can also assist with personal essays, blog posts, creative writing, scholarship essays, resumes, cover letters and more!


We consider writing as a collaborative, social act. Before you write, you need to think. Talk to a thoughtful, intelligent, trained writing tutor who can help you jumpstart your thinking to reach your goals!


Our writing tutors help you learn how to do the following:

● Understand an assignment or text

● Brainstorm ideas and outline writing assignments

● Craft a thesis, topic sentences and transitions

● Revise for clarity and organization of ideas

● Improve grammar usage and word choice

● Assist with research process and locating sources

● Integrate library resources into research essays

● Understand and correctly document research into your writing

● Implement correct formatting and citations

To schedule an appointment with one of our writing tutors, visit We also take walk-in appointments, so stop by our center any time during our open hours!

To schedule an appointment for a detailed consultation with feedback, visit  

For handouts, presentations, videos, and more, visit our Writing Resources page.

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