Writing Appointments

Get help with language issues in your paper before you turn it in.
 Come with clarity problems, Leave with editing strategies!
 Come with grammar issues, proofreading strategies! Leave with corrections

The English Language Learner Writing Center (ELL WC) encourages all multilingual students to schedule an appointment when you need assistance in improving any writing project, including papers, PowerPoint presentations, resumes and cover letters, and applications. The appointment lasts 45 minutes or less.

Our consultants are Miami undergraduate and graduate students from diverse majors. They can help you:

  • identify patterns of lexical, grammatical, and punctuation errors in your writing projects and learn how to correct them
  • discuss possible options for effectively communicating your ideas through the accurate use of linguistic means and help you make the final decision about the options
  • learn how to improve the complexity of your writing
  • learn how to increase your overall writing proficiency
  • enhance your intercultural competence in English academic writing

Spring 2023 Hours

Effective January 30 to May 5

MacMillan Hall, Room 17

  • Monday: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Farmer School of Business, Room 3064

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

Written Online Appointments

  • Monday: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 3:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Schedule appointments here!

Hours for the final examination week will be posted after May 1.

The ELLWC is closed whenever the university is closed, including closings due to inclement weather.

Student Success

Students who regularly use the ELLWC have higher GPAs!


Student who visited earned around a 3.35 GPA. Student who did not visit earned 2.86


"The consultant gave me lots of useful suggestions for improving my essay." –Student

"She pointed out my mistakes and helped me correct them. . . She has boosted my confidence in writing." –Student