Writing Resource Center

"Embracing and empowering one writer at a time"

The Writing Resource Center (WRC) offers individual and group, peer-to-peer writing consultations to students, faculty, and staff on a variety of writing-related topics. The consultations are offered face-to-face and virtually by appointment; walk-ins are also accepted when writing consultants are available.

Additionally, the Center offers writing-related workshops to faculty for their classes, to student organizations, and to other university-related groups.

  • One-on-one Tutoring
  • The Writing Process
  • Prewriting & Planning
  • Introductions and Conclusions
  • Essay and Paragraph Structure
  • Documentation and Formatting
  • Specific Grammar Skills
  • Scholarship and Graduate School Applications
  • Professional Documents (cover letters, resumes, etc.)
  • Workshops for Classes and Student Organizations


About The WRC


Our Resources

Since opening its doors on November 1, 2004, the Florida A&M University Writing Resource Center (WRC) has firmly established itself as a viable English resource that promotes the academic and professional success of FAMU students, faculty, and staff. The Writing Resource Center is staffed by experienced undergraduate and graduate writing consultants who have undergone extensive training in writing pedagogical methods.

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Writing Resource Center Forms

Writing Resource Center Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.s)


A: The WRC makes it a point to not proofread or edit papers. Our goal is to help students identify their own writing challenges, and show them various ways to correct them for themselves.

A: We can help you with:
  • • Understanding your assignment
  • • Brainstorming and developing your ideas
  • • Planning and organizing your ideas
  • • Thesis statement creation
  • • Engaging introductions and conclusions

 Just to name a few!

A: In order for our writing consultants to best assist you, we recommend that you bring the assignment instructions, pen/pencil, paper, your draft (if you have it), feedback (if you’ve submitted a draft), the rubric, an inquisitive mind, the willingness to answer questions, and a positive attitude.


A: Yes, we can assist with in-text citations, reference pages, and everything in between. We cannot, however, assist with formatting processing programs like Microsoft Word.


A: No. We request that you schedule an appointment, complete it, and then schedule another appointment. Doing so will allow us to assist the entire FAMU community.

Please note: If you schedule multiple appointments, you will run the risk of having your account temporarily suspended from making appointments.


A: Yes, we do! Just make an appointment, and in the notes, inform the tutor that you’re working on a group assignment, and are bringing your groupmates. We will take it from there!


A: You can email us at  wrc@famu.edu, or call us at (850) 599-8391  to cancel.



Contact Us

Hours: Mon - Thu 8am - 6pm | Fri 8am - 4pm (Face-to-Face and Virtually)
515 Orr Drive
Rm.124, Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
(850) 599-8391
(850) 412-5952

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