Location and Hours

Summer hours are a little different. Please see below.

Summer hours: 3-8 p.m Monday-Thursday, in person or online appointments, Online only hours 9 a.m.-Noon Monday-Thursday and Saturday, Sunday 6-9 p.m.

The Stafford Writing Center is located in the Lobby of the South Building and is open Monday – Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. In addition, the Writing Center will be open on Fridays from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Online appointments are available Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. , Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and Sunday 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m as well as during our normal operating hours.


For students who prefer to save money on gas and reduce conferencing time, online appointments are available. This service will work with dial-up or any internet connection. You will, however, need a set of headphones with an attached microphone to do an online appointment. Headsets are available for checkout at the Stafford Campus Library for students who do not have a headset of their own. Synchronous online tutoring hours: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. until noon; 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m and Sunday evenings 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. All online tutoring sessions are by appointment only. Call 540-286-8109.

While the Writing Center does take walk-ins, we strongly recommend students schedule an appointment in advance. For appointments call 540-286-8109. 

Please email your paper directly to your tutor:

Connie Dowell cbarnett@umw.edu

Nyssa Giangregorio (out for the summer)

Gwen Hale ghale@umw.edu