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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Reading Period Hours

We will be open during Reading Period for hour-long appointments and some drop-in hours. If you don't see any appointments in the scheduler, please check back as appointments do open up.

We will hold drop-ins on the following evenings:

Tuesday, May 3:  7pm -9 pm in Barker 19

Wednesday, May 4: 7 pm-9 pm in Barker 19

Thursday, May 5: 7 pm-9 pm in Barker 19

Spring semester hours:  Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drop-in hours will be held Monday-Thursday evenings from 7-9 in Barker and on Sundays from 7:30 to 9:30 in Winthrop and Cabot dining halls.  In the meantime, please email us if you have a question.

We are located in the basement of the Barker Center, just outside Harvard Yard.


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