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Writing Place Locations in Evanston

The Graduate Writing Place, Address: 555 Clark Street, Second Floor, Room 2-206

The Graduate Writing Place serves graduate students from all across Northwestern’s many schools, departments, and programs, as well as postdoctoral students and Northwestern faculty. Clients may book appointments for individual writing consultations with Graduate Writing Fellows (PhD candidates at Northwestern) to review a variety of writing, including papers for coursework; conference papers and presentations; journal articles and manuscripts for publication; dissertation proposals and chapters; and materials pertaining to the academic and non-academic job markets.

 This quarter, all Writing Place consultations will be held online, using a combination of Zoom and Google Docs.  For instructions on how to prepare for and launch your online appointment, view and download our online protocol hereSee the online schedule for more details; be sure to select “Graduate Writing Place” from the drop down menu.)  

The Main Library Writing Place, Address: Main Library, Second Floor, North Tower, Room 2305

The Main Writing Place in the University Library focuses on working with undergraduates; however, all students, faculty, and staff are welcome to use this location. Peer tutors are juniors, seniors, and graduate students. This quarter, all Writing Place consultations will be held online only. The Main Library Writing Place does not offer asynchronous e-tutoring.

For directions to the library the library, look on the Northwestern Campus Map or see the Northwestern Library’s page of maps and directions.

Writing Place Locations in Chicago

The Graduate Writing Place Chicago Location, Address: Galter Health Sciences Library, Room 1-411

If you made your appointment in the calendar drop-down under “Graduate Writing Place (Chicago Campus),” then this is the location of your appointment.  Currently, there is construction in the building so it is recommended that you use the 320 E. Superior Street entrance.

The Graduate Writing Place serves graduate students from all across Northwestern’s many schools, departments, and programs, as well as postdoctoral students and Northwestern faculty.   Graduate students who are on the Chicago campus or live closer to downtown are especially encouraged to use this location when there are tutors available, though online appointments are always an option regardless of location.  The Graduate Writing Place in Chicago and Evanston offer one-on-one writing consultations to Northwestern Graduate students in both face-to-face and online appointments.

SPS Writing Place, Address: Weiboldt Hall, Schaffner Library, Mezzanine Level

The SPS Writing Place serves students enrolled in Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies and other students studying on the Chicago campus. Both onsite and distance appointments are available.