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Welcome to the Writing Center for the School of Graduate Professional Studies at Penn State Great Valley.

Mission

The ability to communicate effectively through writing is useful in all professions; in many, it is essential.  The Writing Center exists to help students develop their written communication skills and to support faculty in their efforts to improve student writing.

What We Offer

The Writing Center offers free one-to-one writing consultations to all students currently enrolled in a graduate degree program.  One-hour sessions with the writing coach are available by appointment.

Learn more about in-person tutoring and make an appointment.

Learn more about email tutoring and email your paper.

The Writing Center holds free, periodic workshops around timely topics and trends in academic and business writing.   

The Writing Center holds free, periodic workshops around timely topics and trends in academic and business writing. Follow the link above to see a list of upcoming workshops.

Many of your writing questions can be answered by consulting our free online resources.  Hard copies of several of these resources are available in the Writing Center office.  The reference librarian in our campus library can also provide information on documenting sources.

Contact Information

Erica Vinskie, M.A., Writing Specialist

GVWritingCenter@psu.edu or (610) 648-3272

Hours and Location

Writing Center hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.

The Writing Center is located on the first floor of the Main Building in the Enrollment and Student Services Suite 120.