Missouri State University

Writing Center @ the Bear Claw

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Welcome to the Writing Center! Our mission is to empower you to improve your writing skills. Whether you are just beginning an assignment or are in the final stages of a project, we can help can offer advice on any writing assignment regardless of course or topic.

Undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty use this academic support service to workshop papers for their academic courses, creative writing, speeches, presentations, course syllabi, and articles intended for publication. It is our philosophy that improved writing skills lead to educational and professional success in college and beyond.

Writing consultations are free! One session/one paper per day is allowed.

Please visit the Scheduling an Appointment page to book your appointment in advance using our online system. However, no appointment is necessary...simply walk in the door during our regular business hours to be seen on a first come, first served basis during the fall and spring semesters. Please book your appointments in advance! Should you have any questions, please contact the director under the Contact Us link.

Group Papers:

Please note that the Writing Center consultants cannot edit papers; thus, all group members must be present in order for the session to proceed. 

 The Bear CLAW: A User's Guide

HOURS

Sunday: 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

We are closed on Saturday, study day, finals week, during intersession, on university-sanctioned holidays, and wnenever the university is closed.

We are located on the first floor of Meyer Library in the Bear CLAW (Center for Learning and Writing):

Meyer Library 1st Floor

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