Writing Center at the Bear CLAW

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 materials, and articles intended for publication. It is our philosophy that improved writing skills lead to educational and professional success in college and beyond.

Please Note: The Writing Center is closed whenever Missouri State University is closed or classes are canceled. It is our policy that all members working on a group paper must be present during a consultation. For the full academic schedule, please visit the university's academic calendar.

Summer in the Writing Center

No appointments are necessary! Visit our Email Consultations page for assistance this summer!

Make an Appointment

There are three ways you can make an appointment with a writing consultant (note that in-person appointments aren't available during the summer. Please see our email consultations link for more information):

1. Use our TutorTrac Link to schedule one yourself.

2. Call us at (417) 836-6398.

3. Stop by! We are located on the ground floor of Meyer Library in the Bear CLAW (Center for Learning and Writing)

Map of the ground floor of Meyer Library. The Bear CLAW is located up the ramp and past the Circulation Desk.


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