Writing Center at the Bear CLAW

Fall 2021 Service Dates

Please note that the Bear CLAW will open with limited services on Wednesday, August 25. Due to the Labor Day Holiday, Sunday hours will begin September 12. ​​​​​​​
In Person & Virtual Sessions:
Wednesday, August 25 to Thursday, December 9, 2021
Email Consultations:
Wednesday, August 25 to Wednesday, December 8, 2021

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. It is our philosophy that improved writing skills lead to educational and professional success in college and beyond.

Undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty use this support service to workshop papers for their academic courses, creative writing, speeches, presentations, course materials, and articles intended for publication.

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.

Talk to a Receptionist in the Zoom Room

Confused? The receptionists at the Bear CLAW front desk are here to help! Log in to My Missouri State, navigate to the Campus Life tab, locate the Bear CLAW block, and click on the ZOOM Bear CLAW space.

Zoom Room Hours: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday through Friday

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The Presentation Center

The Presentation Center’s mission is to enhance communication skills and offer helpful advice for students enrolled in COM 115. We provide one-on-one consultations and small group workshops with peer consultants and communication professionals. Please visit this link for more information.

Our Physical Location - Meyer Library

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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