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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 tutoring to all students currently enrolled in a graduate degree program.  Tutoring is appropriate for students at any level of mastery with any academic writing concern.

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.   

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

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

Hours and Location

Fall hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Email tutoring is available at any time, but please allow at least a 3-day turnaround time.

Our reference library of writing manuals and handouts is available during office hours; no appointment is needed.

The Writing Center is located on the first floor in the Graduate and Professional Programs suite (across from Registration) in Room E.