The Writing Center, part of the Harvard College Writing Program, is a place for Harvard undergraduates to get help with any aspect of their writing, from specific assignments to general writing skills. The Writing Center is staffed by trained undergraduate tutors who provide individual conferences to students working on any writing assignment. You don't have to have a finished paper to come for a conference. You can come with ideas, notes, or a draft. To learn more about what we do, please read our answers to frequently asked questions.
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Apply to be an undergraduate writing tutor! The application deadline is Saturday, May 2. You can read more about the application process here.
Need help finding sources? Figuring out how to start your research paper? Have a project in process already? Come for one-on-one help with Harvard Library reference staff and/or Writing Center Tutors.
Tuesday, April 21: 3:30 - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, April 28: 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 30: 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Monday, May 4: 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Registration required: please click here to register.
All Research Paper Clinics meet in Lamont B-30.
Due to a roof leak, the Writing Center has temporarily relocated to Lamont Library Room B40. We will hold all daytime appointments and weeknight drop-ins there until further notice. Sunday drop-ins will be held at Cabot and Winthrop Dining Halls from 7:30-9:30 p.m. as usual. If you have questions please email us.
New! Science Drop-ins! Bring your papers for science courses to our science drop-in tutors. Tuesday nights, 7-9 p.m. in the Winthrop D-Hall.