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Writing Center

Do you need some extra writing help?

The HCC Writing Center is a free service for HCC students, faculty, and staff. We offer assistance and guidance with written assignments and projects in a variety of academic disciplines. Our writing consultants and trained student tutors can help with . . .

  • The writing process stages (prewriting, discovery drafting, revising, editing/proofreading, and publishing) 
  • References and citations
  • Annotated bibliographies
  • Research strategies

The Writing Center consultants and tutors can also assist students, faculty, and staff discover an array of helpful online writing resources.

Helpful links:

Preventing Plagiarism
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

When is the Writing Center open?

Mondays – Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fridays: by appointment only

Where is the Writing Center located?

The Center is located in the Administration Bldg., Room AD205. If your schedule does not permit you to visit during regular hours, contact Bill Gary at 270-831-9638, , or Cheryl McKendree at 270-831-9684, to make arrangements to meet with a writing consultant or peer tutor at a mutually convenient time.

Writing Center Staff

Writing Consultants: Sharon Burton, Dave Fritts, Bill Gary, Lilia Joy, and Susan Thurman
Peer Tutors: Benny Junker, Jessica Marrerro, Evan Phillips, and Alex Mitchell

Do you want to work in the Writing Center?

Students who have completed ENG101 and ENG102 with a B or an A and qualify for a work-study program (fill out an application with the Financial Aid office) are welcome to apply as a peer tutor. The Writing Center staff will train you. For more information, contact Bill Gary (270-831-9638).